Mathematical Modelling, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 12500
    Tuition (Year)
    5700
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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The Mathematical Modelling course from The Graduate School at the University of Limerick will provide training in techniques of applied mathematics, and will focus largely on mathematical models of real world processes, their formulation in terms of differential equations, and methods of solutions, both numerical and analytical, of the models.
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About

The The Mathematical Modelling course from The Graduate School at the University of Limerick will provide training in techniques of applied mathematics, and will focus largely on mathematical models of real world processes, their formulation in terms of differential equations, and methods of solutions, both numerical and analytical, of the models. A focus of the course will be an emphasis on practical problems which arise in industry, commerce, medicine, as well as the environmental and life sciences. In particular, there will be a close alliance between the course and research problems in industrial applied mathematics, which is a principal research strand underpinning MACSI research.

Objectives

To provide a first year of intensive taught courses as part of a structured graduate programme for MACSI postgraduates and to enable graduates of engineering and other disciplines to redirect their training towards mathematical modelling.

Careers

Financial services including accounting, international banking, lending analysis and investment analysis; information and communication technologies; engineering industries (e.g. environmental, electronics, aerospace and automobile); scientific research (e.g. medical, social, economic, engineering, computing, industrial, fisheries, biological and mathematical); data analysis including market research and demographics; manufacturing (including production planning and quality control), research and development, especially in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries; mathematics education (teaching and lecturing).

Programme Structure

Semester 1
  • Advanced Methods I
  • Scientific Computation
  • Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics
  • Applied Analysis
  • Mathematics of Natural Phenomena
Semester 2
  • Advanced Methods II
  • Mathematical Geoscience
  • Mathematical Biology and Physiology
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Mathematical Modelling
Summer
  • Project (submission by mid-September) under close supervision. The dissertation will be at research level, and often (though not inevitably) be on a problem which arises through MACSI's connections with industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits
    90
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2:2 undergraduate degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) (or equivalent) in mathematics, or any related numerate discipline. In addition, a number of scholarships will be available to suitably qualified candidates. Preference may be given to early applicants.

English Language Requirements

As all international students are required to possess sufficient language skills to attend lectures and sit examinations at the University of Limerick, students should be competent to communicate through the medium of English prior to their arrival.

Students must have a minimum score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) 80 (internet based) in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score in the range of 6.5-7 and not less than 6.0 in any one component.

What to Include with your Application
  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
  • English language qualification if English is not your first language
  • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 12500 International
  • EUR 5700 EEA
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