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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.
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.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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|
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English language requirements
English language requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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