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SMS offers the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the following five sub-disciplines of mathematics:Pure Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Computational Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics. It normally takes 5 years for a bachelor to obtain a PhD degree. For students who have already had a degree of MS, the expected duration is 3 or 4 years.


SMS also offers the degree of Master of Science in the following six sub-disciplines of mathematics:Pure Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Computational Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Applied Statistics. The MS program normally takes 3 years. However,Financial Mathematics and Applied Statistics are two-year programs oriented for professional demands.


Currently, there are 502 graduate students in total in SMS, including 265 doctoral students and 237 students pursuing a master degree. The table below shows the number of students registered in the graduate program during 2012-2016.


Number Year

Total

Master Degree

Doctoral Degree

Overseas Students

2012

454

226

224

4

2013

465

214

246

5

2014

501

232

263

6

2015

510

228

273

9

2016

535

240

287

8