This course consists of 180 credits.
- Mathematical biology
- Computational methods and frontiers
- Research skills in mathematical modelling
- Research frontiers in applied mathematics
Optional modules will be from the following courses (subject to availability):
- Partial Differential Equations
- Computational tools for modelling and analysis
- Bioscience for graduates from other scientific disciplines
- Essentials, Ideas and Techniques of Biology
- Viscous flow with applications
- Continuum mechanics
- Perturbation theory and chaos
- Numerical methods in linear algebra
- Introduction to evolutionary computation
- Intelligent data analysis
- Game Theory
- Mathematical Finance
- Further Mathematical Finance
- PDEs and Reaction Diffusion Systems in Chemistry and Biology
- Computation Geometry
These courses are assessed by a mixture of written examinations (usually 75-80%, taking place in May/June) and coursework, typically involving homework, computer or wet laboratory practicals or in-class assessment. Pleaase note that not all optional modules may be available.
The summer research skills project involves working closely with supervisors from both Mathematics/Computer Science and another discipline such as biosciences, chemical engineering or medicine on a modelling project. You will produce a substantial dissertation, and will present your work in an oral presentation. Additional assessment will require participation in problem-solving workshops and peer group learning in order to prepare you for ‘real life’ work as a research scientist.
Please note: The modules listed on the website for this programme are regularly reviewed to keep them up-to-date, which may require changes to module content. Also, key members of staff may leave the University and this necessitates a review of the modules that are offered. Where the module is no longer available we will let you know as soon as we can and help you make other choices.