Taught course

Industrial Mathematical Modelling

Loughborough University · Department of Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in Mathematics, Engineering or Science with a high mathematical content (50% of academic modules must be mathematically related).

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Industrial Mathematical Modelling will equip you with the skills and techniques required by industrial mathematics, including the real world problem-solving abilities in applied mathematics that are highly sought after within industry and commerce.

Industrial mathematics is a branch of applied mathematics that focuses on modelling, simulating and solving problems of relevance to industry.

Mathematical modelling is a valuable skill for solving the real problems and challenges faced by companies and provides a useful language to describe, solve and validate the problem. As such, our industrial mathematics master's is especially suitable if you have undertaken a three-year bachelor's degree in mathematics, science or engineering and wish to apply your enhanced skills in an industrial context. The programme also also provides excellent preparation for PhD study.

Our master's degree in industrial mathematics modelling enables you to explore mathematical models of real-world processes and their formulation, with a strong emphasis on how these techniques can be applied in industry, culminating in a 12-week summer project which is usually carried out within a local business. Your project is supported by our well-established links to industry and will give you a practical, real-life insight into how mathematical theory and technique is applied in organisational scenarios.

MSc Industrial Mathematical Modelling will see you work in small groups to solve industry-based problems using mathematical models and statistics, whilst also covering areas such as regular and chaotic dynamics, partial differential equations and fluid mechanics.

As a postgraduate student within the Department of Mathematical Sciences, your studies will be enhanced by the research insights of our international staff, as well as our recently refurbished building with dedicated modern facilities for mathematics.

Information for international students

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see our website for a list of master's degree funding and scholarships.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 223600