Master's in Mathematics

Mathematics opens the door to a wide range of career paths: from research in mathematics through to working in biology, climate change or finance. In all walks of life, analytical skills are in high demand. The Master's specialisations in Mathematics offer a large selection of courses, allows you to specialise according to your interests and includes interdisciplinary tracks.


  • Mathematics

    Research in mathematics is anything but finished! There are still many deep mathematical mysteries to be solved. In this Master's, you will work and study alongside our cutting-edge researchers in a broad range of fields, varying from pure mathematics, applied mathematics, to mathematical physics.

  • Science, Management and Innovation

    In Science, Management and Innovation (SMI) you will gain expertise in societal challenges, work on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and learn the ability to speak the language of policy and business.

  • Science in Society

    Are you concerned about what is going on in the world? Do you have an interest in people, policies, science and society? In this specialisation, you study the relevance of science in society using theoretical principles and practical examples.

Thinking of getting a teaching qualification?

The (Dutch-only) Master's programme in Science Education (Educatie in de Bètawetenschappen) combines mathematics subjects, didactics and internships, which trains you to become a teacher in secondary or higher education.