# Admission to Undergraduate Program

The essence of the applied mathematicians’ job lies in:

- developing information technologies
- mathematical modeling of complex technical, economic, biological processes and phenomena
- developing theoretical basis for mathematical models and software of data processing systems of various kinds
- developing artificial intelligence systems, data mining algorithms, machine learning and computational intelligence techniques
- developing mathematical and software tools for big data processing

Admission to the 113 Applied Mathematics program is conducted on a competitive basis.

Detailed information about applying for AMD can be found on the Igor Sikorsky KPI Admission Committee website.

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**Frequently Asked Questions**

**What courses are taught at the department?**

At the department, the following professional courses are taught:

**undergraduate (see curriculum):**

- math courses: “Algebra and Geometry,” “Discrete Mathematics,” “Calculus,” “Mathematical Logic and Theory of Algorithms,” “Probability Theory,” “Mathematical Statistics,” “Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable,” “Differential Equations,” “Computational Methods,” “Random Processes,” “Functional Analysis,” “Optimization Methods,” “Operations Research,” “Data Analysis,” “Equations of Mathematical Physics,” “Mathematical Modeling,” “Artificial Intelligence Methods,” “Systems Analysis,” “Control Theory”
- programming courses: “Computing Systems Architecture,” “Programming,” “Programming in Python,” “Algorithms and Data Structures,” “Web Applications Development and Support,” “Computational Geometry and Computer Graphics,” “Object-Oriented Programming,” “Fundamentals of SQL,” “Software Quality Assurance,” “Computer Networks,” “Databases and Information Systems,” “Operating Systems,” “Computer Mathematics Algorithms and Systems”

**graduate (major: “Data Science and Mathematical Modeling”):**

**1.5-year program (****see curriculum)**: “Machine Learning,” “Fuzzy Mathematics,” “Foundations of Scientific Research,” “Methods of Reliability Theory and Risks,” “Complex Systems Modeling,” “Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations,” “Evolutionary Computing,” “Data Mining,” “Mathematical Modeling of Biomedical Systems and Processes,” “Decision Support Methods,” “Computer-Aided Systems Design,” “Project Management”**2-year program (see curriculum)**: the same as above plus “Text Mining,” “Big Data Mining,” “Applied Modeling”

**What programming languages are taught at the department?**

At the department, the following programming languages are taught:

- 1st year: Python, C/C++
- 2nd year: Java, SQL, PHP, HTML, Javascript
- 3rd year: SQL
- 4th year: Prolog, LISP

**Where****can****I****work****after****graduation****?****What will my diploma look like?**

Deep knowledge of mathematics, data science, and information technologies opens a variety of opportunities for department alumni in the modern labor market. There one can find exactly what corresponds to one’s abilities and preferences.

Our alumni work in the most popular organizations and companies in Ukraine as well as abroad:

*Software Engineer*,*Web Developer*: Microsoft, Samsung R&D, EPAM Systems, GlobalLogic, Infopulse, Luxoft, Ciklum, DataArt, Terrasoft, ...*Data Scientist*,*Data Analyst*,*Business Analyst*: European Commission, Interpol, UniCredit Bank, PrivatBank, Dragon Capital, ...*Technical Lead*,*System Architect*,*System Administrator*: Miratech, Ciklum, Luxoft, Nokia Solutions and Networks, ...*researcher*: V. M. Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of NASU, Institute of Mathematics of NASU, Western universities and research centers

Salaries of appropriate professionals in Kyiv as of December, 2016 (according to dou.ua):

- Software Engineer (Java) — $1969
- Business Analyst — $1700
- Technical Lead — $4000

Sample Bachelor and Master diplomas are given in the photos.

**Which External Independent Testing certificates are required to apply for study at the department?**

To apply for study at the department, the following certificates are required:

- Ukrainian Language and Literature (weight coefficient 0.2);
- Mathematics (weight coefficient 0.5);
- Physics OR Foreign Language (English; German; French; Spanish) (weight coefficient 0.25).

Weight coefficient of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (“Atestat”) equals 0.05.

Minimal required grade in Ukrainian Language and Literature is 100 points.

Minimal required grade in one of the two other subjects is 125 points, provided that the grade in the third subject is greater than or equal to 100 points.

**Are there any opportunities to continue studying abroad?**

Yes, a number of our students after having finished undergraduate studies continued their studies in European universities, some of them in the double diploma programs.

Detailed information about international academic relations of the department can be found on the “Foreign Affairs” page.

**Does the department have any international research connections?**

Yes, for many years faculty, graduates, and undergraduates of the department maintain active international research connections.

Detailed information can be found on the “Research” and “Foreign Affairs” pages.

**Is there an opportunity to finish military department?**

Yes, 3rd and 4th years department students may undergo military training in the program of training reserve officers at the Department of Military Training of the Igor Sikorsky KPI. After finishing the training, graduates get the military rank of junior lieutenant.

Detailed information can be found on the Department of Military Training of the Igor Sikorsky KPI website.

**Is there any on-campus housing?**

Yes, department students can be accommodated in the dorm 14.

Detailed information can be found on the Student City website.

Detailed information about living in the dorm can be found on the “Dormitory” page.