Programs Offered

DURATION OF STUDIES

1.5 years (3 semesters)

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

French, English

CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION

www.unige.ch/conditions/MA

ADMISSION CONDITIONS

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.

STUDY PROGRAMME

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
  • Bioinformatics
  • Data Mining
  • Multimedia Security, etc.

Dissertation (30 credits)

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

LEVEL OF FRENCH REQUIRED BY UNIGE

No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones.

MOBILITY

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.

www.unige.ch/exchange

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

www.unige.ch/sciences/Masters/Bourses

PROFESSIONAL PROSPECTS

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
  • Telecommunications
  • Insurance
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Pharmaceutical companies and industry
  • Consulting
  • Academic research (doctoral, post-doctoral)
  • Teaching, etc.

UNIVERSITY TAXES

500 CHF / semester (~430 €, ~530 $US)
Rate of the day

REGISTRATION

Deadline: 30 April 2020 (28 February 2020 for applicants subject to a visa because of their nationality, as set forth in Swiss federal regulations)

www.unige.ch/enrolment

CONTACTS

All programs are subject to changes. Please consult the program regulations.