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Thesis Project for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2017

About the course

During the course, students are trained in specifying, planning, carrying out and presenting an independent thesis project. The course builds on selected first cycle courses, and goes deeper into the selected subject matter than ordinary courses in mathematics. The course gives an introduction to the concept of research within the subject, as regards approaching a question, collecting and analysing background material and presenting research questions and conclusions. A central part of the course is producing a written report, and presenting one's work orally and in written form at seminars.

Application and eligibility

Thesis Project for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2017 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


Lectures begin on week starting 30 October 2017


Lectures end during the week of 8 January 2018

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Courses in Mathematics, minimum 60 ECTS, including 7,5 ECTS on bachelor level or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English 5/A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to thel level required for basic eligibilty for higher studies.


Guaranteed place Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 18 April 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Study counselor Lars-Daniel Öhman

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Course is given by
Dept of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics