Research course

Mathematical Medicine and Biology

University of Nottingham · School of Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content.

Months of entry


Course content

This group uses mathematical methods to provide insights into biological and biomedical phenomena.

A brief overview of certain specific research interests includes:

  • drug delivery
  • growth and treatment of tumours
  • bacterial infections
  • DNA modelling
  • tissue engineering
  • biomechanics
  • cell signalling
  • gene networks
  • mathematical neuroscience
  • stem cell biology
  • plant growth
  • physiological modelling
  • metabolism
  • regenerative medicine

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Department specialisms

drug delivery; growth and treatment of tumours; bacterial infections; DNA modelling; tissue engineering; biomechanics; cell signalling; gene networks; mathematical neuroscience; stem cell biology; plant growth; physiological modelling; metabolism; regenerative medicine

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Mathematical Sciences web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559