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Department of Mathematical Sciences, Programme Catalogue 2015/16

TSMA-AFM17: MRes Statistical Applied Mathematics


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programmes (DAPs):
    • TSMA-AFL16: PG Dip Statistical Applied Mathematics
    • TSMA-AFC16: PG Cert Statistical Applied Mathematics
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: 60%
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

This is a 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 evolutionary equations 6 Credits
MA40197 Advanced mathematical biology 6 Credits
MA50183 Specialist reading course 6 Credits
MA50251 Applied stochastic differential equations 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
MA50247 Bayesian and large scale methods 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
MA30089 Stochastic processes & finance 6 Credits
MA40050 Numerical optimisation and large-scale systems 6 Credits
MA40058 Probability with martingales 6 Credits
MA40090 Multivariate data analysis 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
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 3 units from the following list:
MA40177 Scientific computing 6 Credits
MA50170 Numerical solution of elliptic PDEs 6 Credits
MA50250 Inverse problems, data assimilation and filtering 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
MA50248 Thesis formulation report 30 Credits

* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is 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.