Research course

Stochastic Processes: Theory and Application

Institution
Swansea University · College of Science
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Computer Science or Engineering. IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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The Department of Mathematics hosts one of the strongest research groups in probability theory, especially in stochastic processes, in the UK. The senior members of this group are world leaders in their fields.This course is delivered through optional modules for the taught element followed by a large research project that contributes to the field in an explicit way, rather than merely applying existing knowledge.

The Department’s research groups include:

Algebra and Topology Group

Areas of interest include: Noncommutative geometry, Categorical methods in algebra and topology, Homotopy theory and homological algebra and others.

Analysis and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations Group

Areas of interest include: Reaction-diffusion and reaction-diffusion-convection equations and systems, Navier–Stokes equations in fluid dynamic, Complexity in the calculus of variations and others.

Stochastic Analysis Group

Areas of interest include: Functional inequalities and applications, Lévy-type processes, Stochastic modelling of fractal, multifractal and multiscale systems, Infinite dimensional stochastic analysis and others.

Mathematical Methods in Biology and Life Sciences Group

Areas of interest include: Mathematical pharmacology; heat and mass transfer models for plant cooling; modelling cellular signal transduction dynamics; mathematical oncology: multi-scale modelling of cancer growth, progression and therapies, and modelling-optimized delivery of multi-modality therapies; multi-scale analysis of individual-based models; spreading speeds and travelling waves in ecology; high performance computing.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Mathematics
Email
maths-admissions@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 606428