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O que eu aprenderei?

This MSc prepares students with a background in mathematics and related fields for a PhD in Mathematical Biology or a research career in the biomedical sector. A wide range of topics are covered including mathematical oncology, ecological modelling, medical statistics, and population dynamics.

Course information

The MSc in Mathematical Biology consists of two semesters of taught courses run by the School of Mathematics and Statistics, followed by a dissertation undertaken over the summer months.

There is a growing worldwide demand for students with these skills in mathematical biology academic research, as well as in the life sciences industrial sector, including biotechnology, biomedical, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies.


  • You will take a course of study tailored to your interests.
  • You will be exposed to modern and relevant ideas in Mathematical Biology.
  • You will be prepared to pursue a PhD and academic career in Mathematical Biology.
  • You will acquire the qualifications and skills for a career in the biomedical sector.


The skills obtained during this MSc programme are highly valued for a PhD and further academic career in mathematical biology as well as for a professional research scientist career in the private sector. These skills are sought after, among others, in advanced research and development positions in:

  • bio-pharmaceutical companies
  • medical devices companies
  • life-sciences industry.

Recent Masters and Doctoral students in the School of Mathematics and Statistics have been employed at some of the best universities and most well-known companies around the world.

De qual departamento farei parte?


Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

£21.390,00 (R$ 130.618) por ano
Esta é uma taxa fixa
Data de início

5 Setembro 2022


University of St Andrews

College Gate,

St Andrews,

KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Postgraduate candidates will normally be expected to hold a BA or BS with a grade point average range of 3.0 to 3.6+/4.0 or equivalent GPA. Postgraduate entrance requirements may be higher depending on the School and the programme you wish to study.

Para estudantes internacionais

A good 2.1 undergraduate Honours degree in Mathematics, Statistics or a closely related subject area. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Minimum component scores (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) and 7.0 minimum overall score; TOEFL IBT: 94 minimum overall score with Listening: 20; Reading: 19; Writing: 24; Speaking: 20.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.


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