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Étudier les Maths à Mons

“We all use math every day; to predict weather, to tell time, to handle money. Math is more than formulas or equations; it's logic, it's rationality, it's using your mind to solve the biggest mysteries we know.”

Charles “Charlie” Eppes — TV show “Numb3rs”

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The quotation above, from the TV series Numb3rs, is much closer to reality than we can imagine. Indeed, few of our graduates teach. What are the others doing? They are involved in data processing for insurance companies, in the development of computer networks, in landing and takeoff systems for aircrafts,... all these activities rely on mathematics! In order to offer a range of opportunities in line with the real world, the Department provides excellent training in mathematics, computer science and mathematics for finance. Throughout your studies, you will be supported and guided by a team of passionate, internationally recognized researchers who have a real pedagogical concern. The quality of the degree you get is much appreciated by both the public and private sectors.

The Department offers three levels of education.

During your training leading to bachelor's degree, you will gain a solid foundation in modern mathematics and will be acquainted with ideas found in all of its branches. In addition, you will be trained in a secondary discipline of your choice among physics, computer science, or applied probability.

During the second cycle leading to the Master degree, you will deepen your knowledge in the specialty you've chosen and be introduced to contemporary mathematics. With the guidance of the members of the Department, you will build your program in line with your interests and/or your career goals. An internship will allow you to have a first experience in the workplace.

Finally, you can pursue a PhD. thesis in one of our research teams.

If you want more information, please contact us or come to speak with us.