DURATION OF STUDIES
1.5 years (3 semesters)
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION
A Bachelor in Mathematics or in Mathematics, Computer Science and Numerical Sciences, or a degree deemed equivalent upon review of the application. For certain degrees, prerequisites can be required.
THE MASTER IN MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
takes an in-depth look at the various fields of mathematics, integrating a sizeable component on programming and new computer technologies. The programme establishes tangible connections between the various theories and methodologies unique to mathematics and computer science. Students are introduced to topics such as modelling, simulation, information management, database design and multimedia security.
3 semesters (max. 6 semesters) | 90 ECTS credits
Required courses and electives (60 credits)
Students must take 12 semester-long courses, including at least 4 in mathematics and 4 in computer science.
- Geometric Integration
- The Ising Model
- Number Theory
- Knot Theory
- Lie Algebras
- Probabilistic Algorithms
- Parallel Algorithms
- Data Mining
- Multimedia Security, etc.
Dissertation (30 credits)
LEVEL OF FRENCH REQUIRED BY UNIGE
No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones.
Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. They may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a leading external laboratory in order to complete their Master's degree.
EXCELLENCE MASTER FELLOWSHIPS
The Faculty of Science, with the support of external partners, has established an Excellence Fellowship program open to outstanding and highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science degree in one of the disciplines covered by the Faculty. Candidate selection is based on excellence.
Deadline for applications : March 15, 2020
The Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad, including:
- Applied research in the private sector
- Banks and financial institutions
- Pharmaceutical companies and industry
- Academic research (doctoral, post-doctoral)
- Teaching, etc.
500 CHF / semester (~430 €, ~530 $US)
Rate of the day
Deadline: 30 April 2020 (28 February 2020 for applicants subject to a visa because of their nationality, as set forth in Swiss federal regulations)