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Department of Mathematical Sciences, Programme Catalogue 2014/15

TSMA-AFM16: MSc Statistical Applied Mathematics


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations: assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programme (DAP):
    • TSMA-AFL16: PG Dip Statistical Applied Mathematics
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: 40%
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

This is a designated alternative programme and possible exit award for the Integrated PhD Statistical Applied Mathematics .

Academic Year: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
MA50246 Student-led symposia and integrative think tanks 12 Credits

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
MA40198 Applied statistical inference 6 Credits
MA50174 Advanced numerical computation 6 Credits
MA50178 Numerical linear algebra 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
MA30087 Optimisation methods of operational research 6 Credits
MA30125 Markov processes & applications 6 Credits
MA40045 Dynamical systems 6 Credits
MA40092 Classical statistical inference 6 Credits
MA40171 Numerical solution of PDEs II 6 Credits
MA50183 Specialist reading course 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
MA50170 Numerical solution of PDEs I 6 Credits
MA50247 Bayesian and large scale methods 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
MA30089 Stochastic processes & finance 6 Credits
MA40050 Nonlinear equations & bifurcations 6 Credits
MA40058 Probability with martingales 6 Credits
MA40090 Multivariate data analysis 6 Credits
MA40177 Scientific computing 6 Credits
MA40189 Topics in Bayesian statistics 6 Credits
MA40239 Discrete probability 6 Credits
MA50176 Case studies in mathematical modelling and industrial mathematics 6 Credits
MA50215 Specialist reading course 6 Credits
ZZ50005 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
MA50187 Project 30 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.