University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Applied Computation and Numerical Modelling

This course provides students with practical skills in computation and technical knowledge in numerical modelling to a level suitable for doctoral study or direct entry into industry. It is a interdisciplinary physical science course which draws on cutting edge expertise from across the College of Science and Engineering.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.2 degree (or international equivalent) in maths, physics or engineering.

Course modules

Modules include: practical programming; scientific computing; research project. Plus 1 option module from: computational methods for partial differential equations; finite element methods. Plus 2 option modules from: topics in mathematical biology; equations in mathematical physics; particle methods in scientific computing; methods in mathematical physics; advanced fluid dynamics; advanced solid mechanics. Plus 3 option modules from: data mining and neural networks; operations research; applications in theoretical physics; computational fluid dynamics; dynamics of mechanical systems; design of discrete systems; real-time signal processing.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written exams, marked assignments, assessed problems, oral presentations and written project reports.

Sponsorship information

The department awards a number of scholarships to very good international applicants.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,310 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,310 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,310 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,310 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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