Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Applied Mathematics

The course offers options in areas of applied mathematics: continuum mechanics; non-linear dynamics; and numerical analysis or advanced mathematical methods.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in mathematics or related subject, or overseas equivalent; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Course modules

Modules include: Continuum mechanics: high reynolds number flow and boundary layer theory; inviscid flow; hydrodynamic stability; mathematical biology; viscous flow; vortex mechanics; waves; (non-linear dynamics): bifurcation theory; chaos and predictability; dynamics and symmetry; geometry, mechanics and symmetry; introduction to chaos; (numerical analysis and advanced mathematical methods): advanced ordinary differential equations; advanced techniques for differential and integral equations; homogenisation theory for partial differential equations; mathematical theory of the finite element method; numerical solution of ordinary differential equations; techniques for complex variable theory, matched asymptotic expansions in applied mathematics.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include examinations and a project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,500 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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