BSc in Mathematical Science (CAO: GY319)
School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, NUI Galway
The B.Sc. in Mathematical Science is a new 4year
honours degree programme that covers diverse aspects of Mathematics
and its applications, giving students a solid foundation in the
mathematical sciences. As students advance through the programme they
may choose a specialism: Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Theoretical
Physics, Financial Mathematics, Computer Science, or Statistics with Bioinformatics.
Career opportunities
Career opportunities for graduates in the Mathematical Sciences are diverse.
Our graduates are employed in many areas:
 Financial and actuarial services
 Teaching, both secondary and tertiary education
 IT industry, particularly in programming and software development
 Pharmaceuticals
 Clinical research
 Meteorology
 Civil Service

KEY FACTS

CAO code  GY319 
Title  Bachelor of Science
(B.Sc.) in Mathematical Science 
Duration  4 years 
Entry Requirements 
Applicants mush have at least two honours and four passes in
Leaving Certificate Subjects, including
 Mathematics  a minimum of Higher C3 or an Ordinary level
A2, or equivalent,
 Irish (unless
exempt)
 A laboratory science subject, i.e., Chemistry, Physics, Biology,
Physics with Chemistry (joint) or Agricultural Science.
 Any two other subjects recognised for entry



Further education
Graduates have a broad range of options for postgraduate work.
Students can earn MSc or PhD degrees in all areas of the Mathematical
Sciences. Interdisciplinary research opportunities are also available.
For graduates who wish to broaden their general mathematical education
before embarking on research, they can earn an MSc in Mathematical
Science through further course work.

More Questions?
Please send any questions you might have to
Mary Kelly, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, NUI Galway.