M. Sc. in Mathematics is in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics under the Faculty of
Engineering and Applied Sciences. It is a challenging Postgraduate Degree for individuals who are
ambitious to make their position in the professional and academic fields. The degree is an exposure to
advanced financial knowledge and skill with the help of Mathematics that are regorous and have direct
applications to business, banking, insurance and industrial sectors, which will be reasonably valued by
employers. The courses are designed in such a way that the graduates will also be equally efficient in
Math teaching professions in all levels.
In BUBT, M. Sc. in Mathematics is a one year (3 Semesters) program. There are two groups in this
program: General group and Thesis group. General group students are required to complete 33 credit
hours consisting of 4 courses (12 credits) from Area-I, 4 courses (12 credits) from Area-II, 2 courses (6
credits) from specialization courses and a project/intemship of 3 credits.
Thesis group students are required to complete 36 credit hours consisting of 4 courses (12 credits) from
Area-I, 4 courses (12 credits) from Area-II, 2 courses (6 credits) from specialization courses. Each
thesis group student has to write a thesis on a topic under the guidance of a supervisor and a
co-supervisor, subject to prior approval of the topic and the supervisor by the university authority.
There are 6 credits for thesis work.
The normal workload is 12 credits in each of the 1st and 2nd semesters, other credits and a
project/internship or thesis in the 3rd semester. This may be relaxed only with special permission of
appropriate authority of BUBT.