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University of Dundee

Mathematical Biology (MSc)

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.

Entry requirements

MSc: Students should have, or expect to have, a 2.2 BSc (Honours) or above, or a suitable alternative qualification, in a relevant mathematical discipline. IELTS of 6.0 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

A typical selection of modules would be: dynamical systems; computational modelling; statistics and stochastic models; inverse problems; mathematical oncology; mathematical ecology and epidemiology; mathematical physiology; personal transferable skills.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via a mix of open book continual assessment and closed book examinations, with a substantial project completed over the summer.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 12 12 Months

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