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MSc Mathematical Modelling (Fluid Dynamics) - 2021 entry

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UCAS code 1234
Duration 1 year full time
Entry year 2020
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Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent

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Campus Streatham Campus
Discipline Mathematics

Overview

  • Gain expertise from Exeter Climate Systems centre, a world-leading community of staff working at the frontier of mathematics, statistics and climate science
  • Be taught by experts who directly contribute to global understanding of climate change and climate systems, including members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and staff jointly funded by the UK Met Office
  • Gain specialist knowledge in Climate Science and learn the techniques to successfully simulate a range of mathematical phenomenon
  • Be introduced to key industry-standard programming languages such as Matlab, Python and Fortran
  • 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.
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Wide range of exciting and high-impact research projects

Research expertise in climate modelling and statistics; control and dynamics; systems biology; astrophysical fluid flows and number theory

Entry requirements

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

Requirements for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

Course content

The modules we outline here provide examples of what you can expect to learn on this degree course based on recent academic teaching. The precise modules available to you in future years may vary depending on staff availability and research interests, new topics of study, timetabling and student demand.

Fees

UK/EU fees per year: 

£9,950 full-time

International fees per year: 

£20,950 full-time

Fee information

Fees can normally be paid by two termly instalments and may be paid online. You will also be required to pay a tuition fee deposit to secure your offer of a place, unless you qualify for exemption. For further information about paying fees see our Student Fees pages.

UK government postgraduate loan scheme

Postgraduate loans of up to £10,609 are now available for Masters degrees. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.

Global Excellence Scholarship

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2020.
Please note that this scholarship isn't offered for all our masters programmes.

Teaching and research

We believe every student benefits from being taught by experts active in research and practice. You will discuss the very latest ideas, research discoveries and new technologies in seminars and in the field and you will become actively involved in a research project yourself. All our academic staff are active in internationally-recognised scientific research across a wide range of topics. You will also be taught by leading industry practitioners.

Asssessment

Modules are either assessed by coursework only, or a mixture of coursework and an exam. The project entails a short initial report or project proposal of around 1,000 words, a public presentation and a dissertation of 10,000 to 20,000 words. This is assessed by your supervisor and a second marker.

Careers

Mathematical Modelling underpins many areas of research and a degree in this area can open careers in a huge range of research and development roles.

For many students a masters course can also lead to further academic study such as a PhD.

Dedicated careers support

You will receive support from our dedicated Career Zone team, who provide excellent career guidance at all stages of career planning. The Career Zone provides one-on-one support and is home to a wealth of business and industry contacts. Additionally, they host useful training events, workshops and lectures which are designed to further support you in developing your enterprise acumen. Please visit the Career Zone for additional information on their services.