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University of Dundee

Mathematical Biology (MSc)

The focus of this course is using mathematics to solve biological and biomedical problems. Graduates from his course are well placed to make significant contributions to the rapidly expanding healthcare sector and major societal challenges including global sustainability.

Entry requirements

Students should have, or expect to have, a 2.2 BSc (Honours) or above, or a suitable alternative qualification, in a relevant mathematical discipline. IELTS of 6.0 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

A typical selection of modules would be: dynamical systems; computational modelling; statistics and stochastic models; inverse problems; mathematical oncology; mathematical ecology and epidemiology; mathematical physiology; personal transferable skills.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via a mix of open book continual assessment and closed book examinations, with a substantial project completed over the summer.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01382 383838