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M.Sc. Mathematik (Mathematics)

This master program specializes in mathematics as well as a student-selected minor. The primary aim is to enhance independent scientific research. Graduates are qualified to take on responsibility for tasks and lead projects in industry, economics and academic or public institutions which analyze, shape and solve scientific, economic or technical problems through mathematical methods and techniques.  Additionally, the completion of a highly successful Master’s degree enables the graduate to continue on to a doctoral degree – primarily focusing on mathematics.

The M.Sc. Mathematik program is comprised of modules (What are modules?) from the fields of mathematics and the chosen minor. The following table provides an overview of the modules to be completed throughout the course of study according to their allocation to academic disciplines in terms of content. The elective modules can be chosen based on individual interests. Further information on the study program can be found at the German program web page, in the Study and Examination Regulations and the current module guide (both only available in German).

Specialization Area in Mathematics
   Eligible modules according to the module guide*) E 51
Profile and Practical Modules   21
   Selected Advanced Topics in Mathematics A (Seminar)
        Ausgewählte fortgeschrittene Themen der Mathematik A (Seminar)  
R 3
   Selected Advanced Topics in Mathematics B (Seminar)
        Ausgewählte fortgeschrittene Themen der Mathematik B (Seminar)  
R 3
   Introduction to Scientific Working Mathematics
        Selbständiges wissenschaftliches Arbeiten Mathematik
R 9
   Advanced Mathematical Internship
        Fortgeschrittenes Mathematisches Praktikum
E 6

1 out of 4 

   Internship Stochastics
        Praktikum zur Stochastik
E 6
   Industrial Internship
E 6
   Advanced Software Lab
        Fortgeschrittenenpraktikum in der Informatik
E 6
Minor Subject
   Eligible modules according to the module guide E 18
Final Module
   Master Thesis
R 30
Sum   120

(R=Required module, E=Elective)

*) Students must complete at least 18 credit points in both pure and applied mathematics. Additionally, students may complete no more than two advanced modules ("Aufbaumodule") or applied modules in business mathematics.