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.
2:1 Honours degree in mathematics, statistics or a closely related subject area.
Faculty of Science
Mathematics and Statistics