University of Dundee

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematical Biology

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Course summary

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The MSci course combines Bachelors and Masters' level modules of Mathematical Biology into an integrated degree. There are many benefits to undertaking the MSci such as to develop a deeper knowledge and to increase your career prospects. Mathematicians and biologists have a long history of working together. The discipline applies mathematical techniques and computational methods to address problems in biology. You'll learn about the critical role maths plays in making sense of the natural world and learn to apply it. For example, equations or formulas can predict or describe natural occurrences such as cell growth in tumours or organism behavioural patterns. During the first year you'll spend two thirds of your time studying life science modules to give you the biological background. You'll also learn about university-level maths. In your final year, you'll study more advanced areas such as dynamical systems and stochastic processes. It also includes a year-long personal project. Our staff get to know each student personally and offer support where necessary. For example, we run the "Maths Base'' which is a drop-in facility for students across the University. We have a strong reputation for research in Life Sciences and for the Mathematical Biology Research Group. You will be taught by leading research active academics. You will also be able to join DUMaS (Dundee University Maths Society), an active society open to all students studying Mathematics or Mathematical Biology.

Course details


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeGC11
Institution code D65
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level BCC - BBB including A-Level mathematics at B, plus either A-Level biology or physics at B, and AS Level chemistry at C
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
Scottish Higher BBBB - AABB including mathematics at B plus either biology or physics at B, and chemistry at C
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points Higher Level grades 5, 5, 5 to include mathematics plus either biology or physics, and chemistry

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/ug/mathematical-biology/#info-entry-requirements


English language requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £21950 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees shown for Rest of UK and Scot/EU students are for 2019/20. The fees for 2020/21 have not yet been confirmed and we expect confirmation of these in March 2020. International tuition fees shown are confirmed for 2020/21 entry. These will increase by no more than 5% per year for the length of your course.

Provider information

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University of Dundee
Nethergate
Dundee
DD1 4HN


Clearing contact details

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Clearing Hotline

01382 386386

Course Clearing information

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Mathematical Biology at University of Dundee - UCAS