Taught course

Mathematical Medicine and Biology

University of Nottingham · School of Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Mathematical Medicine and Biology will provide you with skills suitable for a research career in the exciting and growing field of mathematical medicine and biology.

You will take core modules in biology and the application of mathematics to medicine and biology. More advanced modules will introduce research topics in biomedical mathematics, including options in Computational Biology and Theoretical Neuroscience.

The taught training programme will be followed by a substantial individual project leading to a dissertation.

Throughout the course, the exceptional strength of the Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology will facilitate your hands-on experience of interdisciplinary biomedical research.

Key facts:

- This course is informed by the work being carried out in the Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology.
- The School of Mathematical Sciences is one of the largest and strongest mathematics departments in the UK, with over 50 full-time academic staff.
- In the latest independent Research Assessment Exercise, the school ranked eighth in the UK in terms of research power across the three subject areas within the School of Mathematical Sciences (pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and operational research).

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

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides more 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 opportunities for funding, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Ruediger Thul
+44 (0)115 846 7913