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Mathematical Biology

University of St Andrews

Content

This MSc prepares students with a background in mathematics and related fields for a PhD in Mathematical Biology or a research career in the biomedical sector. A wide range of topics are covered including mathematical oncology, ecological modelling, medical statistics, and population dynamics.

There is a growing worldwide demand for students with these skills in mathematical biology academic research, as well as in the life sciences industrial sector, including biotechnology, biomedical, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies.

Compulsory modules include: Spatial Models and Pattern Formation in Mathematical Biology; Stochastic Dynamics in Biology; Mathematical Oncology; and Advanced Computational Techniques.

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree in mathematics, statistics or a closely related subject area.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

Faculty of Science

Department

Mathematics and Statistics

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General