F11AM Mathematical Ecology

Prof Andrew White

Course co-ordinator(s): Prof Andrew White (Edinburgh).

Aims:

The module aims to provide postgraduate students with an advanced knowledge and understanding of the mathematical modelling methods that describe population dynamics, epidemiological processes and evolutionary processes in ecological systems. It will provide training in a wide variety of mathematical techniques which are used to describe ecological systems and provide instruction in the biological interpretation of mathematical results.

Detailed Information

Course Description: Link to Official Course Descriptor.

Pre-requisites: An Honours Degree in Mathematics or related discipline..

Location: Edinburgh.

Semester: 1.

Assessment Methods: Due to covid, assessment methods for Academic Year 2021/22 may vary from those noted on the official course descriptor. Please see:
- Maths (F1) Course Weightings 2021/22
- Computer Science (F2) Course Weightings 2021/22
- AMS (F7) Course Weightings 2021/22

SCQF Level: 11.

Credits: 15.