Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Industrial Mathematical Modelling

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time

This programme develops mathematical modelling skills and provides mathematical techniques required by industry.

MSc

Industrial Mathematical Modelling

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time

This programme develops mathematical modelling skills and provides mathematical techniques required by industry.

Programme information

The period October to June is devoted to lectures, tutorials and practical sessions comprising the core modules.

This is followed by a period of about 14 weeks devoted to an individual project either in an industrial or engineering company or at the University.

Core study areas include mathematical modelling, regular and chaotic dynamics, programming and numerical methods, advanced reliability, availability and maintainability, elements of partial differential equations, static and dynamic optimisation and fluid mechanics.

Assessment

A combination of written examinations, reports, individual and group projects, and verbal presentations. 

Entry qualification

Normally upper second class (2:1) honours degree in mathematics or an engineering or science subject with a high mathematical content.

Scholarships and sponsorships

A limited number of scholarships are available for this programme as well as the loyalty bonus scheme which reduces fees for Loughborough graduates.

Careers and further Study

Graduate employment over a wide range of industries encompassing aerospace, automotive electronics, and computer interests as well as software houses, insurance companies, and research establishments and institutions. 

Programme modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Mathematical Modelling I
  • Regular and Chaotic Dynamics
  • Programming and Numerical Methods
  • Advanced Reliability, Availability and Maintainability

Semester 2

  • Mathematical Modelling II
  • Elements of Partial Differential Equations
  • Static and Dynamic Optimisation
  • Fluid Mechanics

Apply now

The best way to apply for admission to a taught or research programme is online. This helps us to process your application quickly.

Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications, including English language, academic transcripts and references.

You are strongly advised to send your documents, including transcripts and references, as soon as you make your online application – they can be submitted online.

A decision about your application cannot be made until we receive your supporting documents.

For more information on the application process, take a look at our how to apply section.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 1 (Classroom-based) £6,600 £14,950

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Student loans for master's degrees
  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

Find out more about the support available for UK/EU students and international students.