Programs Offered

DURATION OF STUDIES

2 years (4 semesters)

LANGUAGES 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, COMPUTER SCIENCE, AND NUMERICAL SCIENCES

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.

For information, the Master in Mathematics and the Master in Mathematics and Computer Sciences have been reformed and will become, starting September 2021, 120-credit Masters, with 4 semesters of studies (two years).

STUDY PROGRAMME

4 semesters (max. 8 semesters) | 120 ECTS credits

Required courses and electives (84 credits)

14 advanced semester courses to be chosen from courses offered by the Mathematics Section and the Computer Science Department, including at least 5 in mathematics and 5 in computer science. Some examples:

  • Geometric Integration
  • The Ising Model
  • Number Theory
  • Knot Theory
  • Lie Algebras
  • Probabilistic Algorithmics
  • Parallel Algorithms
  • Bioinformatics
  • Data Mining
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Multimedia Security, etc.

Dissertation (36 credits)

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

LEVEL OF FRENCH REQUIRED BY UNIGE

No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones. A good knowledge of French and English is recommended.

MOBILITY

Students may earn up to 40 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

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PROFESSIONAL PROSPECTS

The Master of Science in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Numerical Sciences 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 (~480 €, ~580 $US)
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REGISTRATION

Deadline: 30 April 2021 (28 February 2021 for applicants subject to a visa because of their nationality, as set forth in Swiss federal regulations)

www.unige.ch/enrolment

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, 2022

www.unige.ch/sciences/Masters/Bourses

CONTACTS

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