Taught course

Mathematical Biology

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours BSc or above (or a suitable qualification) in a relevant mathematical discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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.

The MSc Programme is timetabled for full-time study over 12 months:

Semester One

  • Mathematical Methods (15 credits);
  • Computational Modelling, Programming (10 credits);
  • Research Methodology (10 credits);
  • Communication Skills (10 credits).

Semester Two

  • Mathematical Oncology (15 credits);
  • Mathematical Ecology & Epidemiology (15 credits);
  • Mathematical Physiology (15 credits).

Plus a Personal Research Project under the supervision of a member of staff in one of the Mathematical Biology or Computational Mathematics Research Groups.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Gunnar Hornig
Email
gunnar@maths.dundee.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1382 388315