University of Bergen

Applied and Computational Mathematics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English
Applied and Computational Mathematics (ACM) is a field in which mathematics is used to solve practical and theoretical problems for different applied areas.Applied and Computational Mathematics programme is offered at University of Bergen.


Objectives and content

Applied problem areas are often found within the natural sciences, in industry, resource management, medical image processing and other areas. The relevant problems are described mathematically in one or more equations through a modelling process.

These equations are solved by using numerical tools, and the results are used to improve the understanding of the original problems. Another essential part of the field includes basic method development within applied mathematics, where one examines how different classes of mathematical problems can be represented and solved efficiently by using computers.

An education in Applied and Computational Mathematics enables the student to solve practical problems within different applied areas by using mathematical modelling, analysis and numerical calculation. Moreover, the student is taught a theoretical fundament which contributes to the understanding of relevant academic literature and how to make use of new methods and results in applied work.

Applied and Computational Mathematics programme is taught at University of Bergen.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Analysis
  • Image Processing
  • Fluid mecanics and ocean modelling
  • Inverse problems
  • Mechanics and Dynamical systems
  • Environmental Mathematics
  • Numerical Mathematics

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Detailed Programme Facts

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Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree with the following minimum of mathematical prerequisite knowledge: at least 60 ECTS of Mathematics and 10 ECTS of Programming, corresponding to the topics taught in our courses  Calculus I, Calculus II, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations I, Functions of Several Variables, Programming I + one of the courses Functions of a Complex Variable, Nonlinear Differential Equations ,Classical Mechanics,Continuum Mechanics ,Scientific Computing I,Basic Course in Statistics. 

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The University of Bergen is publicly funded and offers tuition-free quality education for all students, regardless of citizenship.

Living costs for Bergen

7990 - 8840 NOK/month
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