Applied Mathematics

University of Dundee


City Campus


The focus of this course is using mathematics to solve real world problems, such as in finance, energy, engineering or scientific research. The combination of the applied nature of the mathematics that is taught, with the masters level of this course, makes this qualification highly attractive to employers.

Many of the topics taught are directly linked to the research that we do, so you will be learning at the cutting edge of applied mathematics.

Students are offered the chance to choose a selection of modules from other subject areas such as economics and finance.

A typical selection of taught modules would be eight of the following:
Dynamical Systems; Computational Modelling; Stochastic Processes; Inverse Problems; Mathematical Oncology; Mathematical Ecology & Epidemiology; Mathematical Physiology; Fluid Dynamics; Optimization in Finance and Energy; Measure Theory; Functional Analysis.

Entry Requirements

You should have a 2.2 Honours BSc or above (or a suitable qualification) in a relevant mathematical discipline.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months


Science and Engineering

SCQF Level