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Mathematical Modelling in Biology and Medicine MSc


University of Exeter    College of Engineering, Mathematics & Physical Sciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

Overview

  • Develop skills in fundamental aspects of mathematical biology.
  • Learn about mathematical modelling and dynamical systems theory applied to biology, ecology, neuroscience, synthetic biology and medicine, as well as tools for advanced data analysis.
  • You’ll keep abreast of current research happening in this fast-moving field from a range of internal and guest speakers our regular seminar series.
  • Become proficient in requisite computational tools and techniques with practical sessions including key industry-standard programming languages such as Matlab and Python.
  • Undertake an independent research project where you’ll explore your interests in greater depth, with the support of an academic, where you can focus on or contribute to current research.

Teaching and research

Mathematical Biology is an important field of research that is crucial for developing our understanding of living systems. In turn, the complexity of living systems can inspire the development of new mathematical approaches.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a mathematics, science or engineering subject, with significant mathematics content.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.


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Over £4 million in scholarships available 2021 entry

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