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MPhil Courses in Mathematics and Related Subjects


Several one-year MPhil taught 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 the following MPhil course:

MPhil in Quantitative Climate and Environmental Science [New for 2023-24]

Ten-month cross-departmental programme in the School of the Physical Sciences which aims to provide education of the highest quality in the analysis and modelling of Earth's climate and environment at a master’s level. The programme covers a range of skills required for the acquisition and assessment of laboratory and field data, and for the understanding through quantitative modelling of climate and environmental processes.

Please visit the University’s Course Directory to learn about the structure of the programme, fees and maintenance costs, entry requirements and key deadlines.

MPhil in Computational Biology

Admissions to this course are currently suspended.

The School of Physical Sciences offers the following MPhil course, with admissions via the Department of Physics:

MPhil in Data Intensive Science

This ten-month course aims to take science graduates and to prepare them for data intensive research careers by providing advanced training in three key areas – Statistical Analysis, Machine Learning, and Research Computing – and their application to current scientific research frontiers.

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.