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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Several one-year MPhil courses are run by institutions in the University of Cambridge within the subject area of mathematics, or which have significant mathematical content.


The Faculty of Mathematics offers two MPhil courses:

MPhil in Computational Biology

Eleven-month taught course aimed at introducing students in the biological, mathematical and physical sciences to quantitative aspects of modern biology and medicine, including bioinformatics.  The course has been developed by the Cambridge Computational Biology Institute and is run by the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

MPhil in Mathematics

Eleven-month research course for students in either the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics or the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. This course has limited availability, the vast majority of Masters students in the Faculty of Mathematics take either the MPhil in Computational Biology or Master of Advanced Study/Master of Mathematics.


The Judge Business School offers the following MPhil courses, taught jointly by the Business School, the Faculty of Economics, and the Faculty of Mathematics:

MPhil in Finance

Nine-month programme run by Judge Business School. Provides research-led teaching for those aiming for a career in Finance, Financial Accounting, or Financial Engineering.

MPhil in Strategy, Marketing & Operations

Nine-month programme run by Judge Business School. Provides research training with a mathematical modelling focus for those aiming to continue to the PhD in the Business School.