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Science / Master's degree programme

General information for the a.y. 2024-2025

Disciplinary areaScience
Duration 2 years - 120 Credits
Admission Accesso Libero No limited access
Teaching method Lectures
Regulation Main Teaching Regulations


As of the 2020-21 academic year, the programme is organised in three separate curricula: - General Curriculum - Educational Curriculum - Data Science Curriculum In addition to three-year graduates in Mathematics, the programme is aimed at all graduates in the Sciences, Computer Science, Economics and Engineering disciplines, who wish to acquire in-depth preparation in Mathematics, to enter the highly qualified job market or continue their studies towards a PhD programme.

Programme contents

Based on the training programme chosen, the Master's Degree in Mathematics provides for a deep study of Algebra, Mathematical Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Geometry, Probability, and Mathematical Physics. The training offer also covers a wide range of optional teachings on various aspects ranging from Mathematics teaching to applied Mathematics. Internships in companies, banks or financial companies, or in schools are also part of the degree programme. A significant portion of the curriculum is devoted to the thesis, which allows students to prepare an original paper.

Job opportunities

Based on the training programme chosen, Master graduates in Mathematics may enrol in a Ph.D. programme, paving the way to universities or public and private institutions. Graduates can also strive for taking on managerial roles in highly specialized job markets, or working in the dissemination of scientific culture. They can also continue specialising in Applied Mathematics by enrolling in Vocational (first-level) or Advanced (second-level) Master Programmes or in other high-training programmes. Finally, graduates can complete the teaching qualification process through the activities set up for teacher training.

More information

Course Director:
prof. Marco Prato
tel. 059 205 5193
Tutoring delegate:
prof.ssa Michela Eleuteri
tel. 059 205 5183

The course is managed by the Department of Physics, Informatics and Mathematics