Computational mathematics is relevant to almost every science, engineering, business and finance discipline, as well as many industrial sectors. This means it’s an excellent choice if you’re considering broadening your career options whilst studying a discipline that is in high demand in an ever technological era. Studying this MSc is also excellent preparation for academic research in any area where computational techniques play a significant role, offering you a clear route to further study at PhD level.
The course delivers an outstanding combination of advanced applicationoriented mathematical concepts and computational methodologies. Broad in scope and genuinely multidisciplinary in nature, it’s based on solid and well-founded mathematical theory.
Subject modules are carefully designed to be accessible to anyone with a good first degree in mathematics or in science and engineering subjects which have a strong mathematical component.
Here at the University of Derby, our teaching team has wide-ranging expertise in contemporary areas of mathematics and their applications to modern society. You’ll be inspired by academics and practitioners who have experience of harnessing mathematics and computing to address real-world problems.
You’ll benefit from flexible study options to fit in with your lifestyle. If you’re already in employment, you can gain this MSc through part time study while developing your knowledge and technical competence in ways that are directly relevant to your job.
You’ll study modules such as:
Optimisation Scientific Computing Stochastic Processes Networks and Algorithms Nonlinear System Dynamics Studying at Masters Level and Research Methods Independent Scholarship
You’ll normally need a 2:1 bachelors degree or above in mathematics or a closely related discipline with significant mathematical content on an appropriate level. Equivalently, significant work experience in a management or supervisory position. If English is not your first language, you'll also need an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.
Recipient: University of Derby
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