# 2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

## MSc Mathematics and Computer Science

Programme code: | MSC-MATH&CS | UCAS code: | |
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Duration: | 12 Months |
Method of Attendance: | Full Time |

Programme manager: | Dr A Parker | Contact address: | a.e.parker@leeds.ac.uk |

### Total credits: 180

### Entry requirements:

Upper second class degree or equivalent in mathematics, computer science with a substantial mathematics component, or in a degree scheme containing a substantial mathematics component.

### School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Mathematics

### Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Mathematics

### Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research, Computer Science.

### Programme specification:

The programme will:

- provide training in mathematics and computer science;

- expose students to modern developments in mathematics and computer science;

- be flexible in allowing the student to take a broad range of options, including modules within pure mathematics, applied mathematics, financial mathematics, statistics and probability, and computing;

- reflect the research interests of the Schools of Mathematics and Computing.

**Year1** - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Candidates must enrol on 180 or 185 credits overall, with at least 135 credits at level 5M.

Students will be awarded the PGCert if they exit with 60 credits (including 45 at Level 5M), or the PGDip if they exit with 90 credits (including 75 at Level 5M).

**Optional modules:**

Candidates are required to enrol on exactly one of the following two modules:

COMP5200M | MSc Project | 60 credits | 1 Jan to 30 Sep | |

MATH5000M | Dissertation in Mathematics | 60 credits | 1 Jun to 30 Sep |

Candidates are required to choose 120 or 125 credits from the following modules, with at least 40 credits in Level 5 MATH modules and at least 40 credits in Level 5 COMP modules. COMP5940M counts as either a Computer Science module or a Mathematics module for this purpose.

COMP3611 | Machine Learning | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

COMP3910 | Combinatorial Optimisation | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

COMP3940 | Graph Algorithms and Complexity Theory | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

COMP5400M | Bio-Inspired Computing | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

COMP5623M | Artificial Intelligence | 15 credits | Semesters 1 & 2 | |

COMP5710M | Algorithms | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

COMP5711M | Practical Programming | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

COMP5811M | Parallel and Concurrent Programming | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

COMP5830M | Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

COMP5840M | Data Mining and Text Analytics | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

COMP5850M | Cloud Computing | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

COMP5860M | Semantic Technologies and Applications | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

COMP5920M | Scheduling | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

COMP5930M | Scientific Computation | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

COMP5940M | Graph Theory: Structure and Algorithms | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3017 | Calculus in the Complex Plane | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3021 | Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3033 | Graph Theory | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3044 | Number Theory | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3071 | Groups and Symmetry | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3104 | Proof and Computation | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3113 | Differential Geometry | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3120 | Models and Sets | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3143 | Combinatorics | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3153 | Coding Theory | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3195 | Commutative Rings and Algebraic Geometry | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3211 | Metric and Function Spaces | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3216 | Hilbert Spaces and Fourier Analysis | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3225 | Topology | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3232 | Transformation Geometry | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3355 | Hamiltonian Systems | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3365 | Mathematical Methods | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3374 | Linear and Non-Linear Waves | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3375 | Hydrodynamic Stability | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3385 | Quantum Mechanics | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3396 | Dynamical Systems | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3397 | Nonlinear Dynamics | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3414 | Analytic Solutions of Partial Differential Equations | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3424 | Introduction to Entropy in the Physical World | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3458 | Geophysical Fluid Dynamics | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3459 | Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3474 | Numerical Methods | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3475 | Modern Numerical Methods | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3491 | Discrete Systems and Integrability | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3510 | Actuarial Mathematics 1 | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3520 | Actuarial Mathematics 2 | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3532 | Relativity and Cosmology | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3565 | Mathematical Biology | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3567 | Evolutionary Modelling | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3620 | Fluid Dynamics 2 | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3714 | Linear Regression and Robustness | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3723 | Statistical Theory | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3734 | Stochastic Calculus for Finance | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3772 | Multivariate Analysis | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3802 | Time Series | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3820 | Bayesian Statistics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3823 | Generalised Linear Models | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5021M | Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5071M | Groups, Symmetry and Galois Theory | 20 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5104M | Advanced Proof and Computation | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5113M | Advanced Differential Geometry | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5120M | Advanced Models and Sets | 20 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5195M | Advanced Commutative Rings and Algebraic Geometry | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5211M | Metric Spaces and Functional Analysis | 20 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5216M | Hilbert Spaces and Advanced Fourier Analysis | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5325M | Models in Actuarial Science | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5356M | Advanced Hamiltonian Systems | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5366M | Advanced Mathematical Methods | 20 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5373M | Advanced Linear and Nonlinear Waves | 20 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH5376M | Advanced Hydrodynamic Stability | 20 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH5386M | Advanced Quantum Mechanics | 20 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5395M | Advanced Dynamical Systems | 20 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH5398M | Advanced Nonlinear Dynamics | 20 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5424M | Advanced Entropy in the Physical World | 20 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH5458M | Advanced Geophysical Fluid Dynamics | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5459M | Advanced Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5476M | Advanced Modern Numerical Methods | 20 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH5492M | Advanced Discrete Systems and Integrability | 20 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH5566M | Advanced Mathematical Biology | 20 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5567M | Advanced Evolutionary Modelling | 20 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5714M | Linear Regression, Robustness and Smoothing | 20 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5743M | Statistical Learning | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5772M | Multivariate and Cluster Analysis | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5802M | Time Series and Spectral Analysis | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH5820M | Bayesian Statistics and Causality | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5824M | Generalised Linear and Additive Models | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5825M | Independent Learning and Skills Project | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH5835M | Statistical Computing | 15 credits | Semester 1 |

Depending on the student's interest, further modules are available as options upon approval by the Programme Manager.

Last updated: 15/07/2019

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