Master of Science (MSc) in Mathematical Modelling and Computation

Mathematics is an integrated part of our everyday lives. It is found in mobile phones, train schedules, and online search engines—to give just a few examples.

Mathematical Modelling and Computation

Study Programme

The use of mathematics will become even more prevalent in future. There is an ever-increasing demand for mathematical models and methods in, e.g., industrial applications, information technology, financial institutions, energy, government issues, drug development, DNA mapping, and environmental research.

The study programme offers courses at a high academic level, providing you with extensive knowledge of applied mathematics and mathematical modelling as well as modern computer equipment and analysis of large data volumes.

You will have the opportunity to work in close collaboration with both Danish and international companies - either as part of the courses, as an individual project or while writing your thesis.

The MSc is a two-year graduate programme with a workload of 120 ECTS credit points.

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Combine work with studies

This study programme is also available as an Industry study programme where you can combine work and study over a 4-year period. Special rules apply.

Industry MSc Eng programmes

The MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Computation offers a high degree of flexibility in the students' individual study plan.

You can design your own study programme and career by choosing from the wide range of courses offered at DTU with emphasis on areas such as analytical chemistry, theoretical chemistry, materials or sustainable chemistry.

Alternatively, you can choose to specialize in one of the predefined focus areas:


Mathematical Modelling and Computation is a very popular study programme, and graduates find employment in practically all sectors of society.

Career opportunities

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As a DTU student, you have many opportunities to study abroad as part of your degree - everything from a semester abroad to an international joint degree or a summer school exchange.

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Lying in one of the world’s happiest and safest countries, DTU welcomes graduate students from all over the world to be part of an international, innovative and open-minded learning environment.

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