F11AN Mathematical Biology and Medicine

Dr Cathal Cummins

Course co-ordinator(s): Dr Cathal Cummins (Edinburgh).


The course aims to provide postgraduate students with a knowledge and understanding of the derivation of mathematical models to describe biological, medical and physiological processes, the variety of mathematical techniques used to study the models and the biological interpretation of the results.

Detailed Information

Course Description: Link to Official Course Descriptor.

Pre-requisite course(s): F19MO Ordinary Differential Equations Or an Honours Degree in Mathematics or related discipline..

Location: Edinburgh.

Semester: 2.

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.