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Math for Life, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 41 days
The Math for Life programme at The American University of Paris is a General Education course designed for students majoring in subjects not requiring math skills, and those who dislike math. 


Projects are developed from a range of everyday situations: banking, the stock market, gambling, and even art.

Meeting alternately in the classroom and the computer lab to develop mathematical models, students will develop quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. MA1005 is not open to students who have taken MA1010 or above.

The Math for Life course is taught at The American University of Paris.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 41 days
  • Credits
    4 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

For more information please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

AUP has one straight-forward online application for all of the following applicants:

  • College Students
  • Pre-College Grads
  • Adults and Professionals
  • French Language Enthusiasts (Beginner-Advanced)
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts
  • English language test

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3544 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3544 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 41 days.
  • EU/EEA

    3544 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3544 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 41 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Paris

  • 1195 - 1780 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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