Applied Mathematics (MSc)
The two-year master's specialisation Applied Mathematics focuses on both computational and fundamental aspects of analysis and probability. You will become thoroughly acquainted with mathematics as it is applied in various aspects of life.
What does this master’s programme entail?
The Applied Mathematics master's specialisation focuses on both computational and fundamental aspects of analysis and probability. The specialisation offers courses dealing with diverse topics such as dynamical systems, interacting particle systems, network theory, stochastic differential equations, time series, asymptotic statistics and population genetics. Much of the material is driven by applications in physics and especially the life sciences. The analysis component of this specialisation focuses on topics such as C *-algebras, percolation, and stochastic dynamics.
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Why study Applied Mathematics at Leiden University?
- There is a strong theme dealing with Bioscience, as well as a strong theme dealing with industry and operations research.
- There are intensive collaborations with Physics, Earth Sciences and Biology departments and the Leiden University Medical Centre. This makes sure you can bridge theory with real life applications.
- You have considerable freedom to tailor your master programme to your personal interests and ambitions.
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Applied Mathematics: the right master’s programme for you?
The research specialisation is particularly interesting for you, if you want to become thoroughly acquainted with mathematics as it is applied in various aspects of life. More in general, Applied Mathematics is an excellent choice if you have the aspiration to pursue a PhD degree. The master’s specialisation in Applied Mathematics is an ideal basis for becoming a mathematical researcher within an (international) industrial environment.
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