Programme structure

The programme option Applied Mathematics and Risk Analysis is built around a Master's thesis, which is an independent scientific research work of 60 ECTS credits, and six courses with a total of 60 ECTS credits. 

Course of study

4th semester Master's thesis Master's thesis Master's thesis
3rd semester Master's thesis Master's thesis Master's thesis
2nd semester IN4210 High-Performance Computing and Numerical projects Elective course Elective course
1. semester MAT-IN3110 Introduction to Numerical Analysis FYS-MAT4155 Data analysis and machine learning Elective course
  10 ECTS 10 ECTS 10 ECTS

Mandatory Courses

Select two of the following courses:

  • IN4210  High-Performance Computing and Numerical projects
  • FYS-MAT4155 Data Analysis and Machine Learning
  • MAT-IN3110  Mathematical modeling in Science


In case you have already taken these courses, or courses with an equivalent content, you may be exempted from these requirements and replace the above mandatory courses with various elective courses. We always recommend conferring with your contact person(s) about which courses to include as part of your Master's thesis.

Elective courses

The following courses are recommended:

Relevant courses for applied mathematics

Relevant courses for risk analysis:

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Published Dec. 22, 2016 1:10 PM - Last modified Dec. 6, 2017 9:44 AM