MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY - 2017/8

Module code: MATM040

Module provider

Mathematics

Module Leader

DUNLOP C Dr (Maths)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

JACs code

G150

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 1

Overall student workload

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Examination EXAMINATION (2 HOURS) 75
School-timetabled exam/test IN-SEMESTER TEST 10
Coursework ASSESSED COURSEWORK 15

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Understand the process of modelling as applied to biological problems including model validation by comparison with experimental data;  KCT
Critically select from a range of mathematical techniques as appropriate to the biological application; KCT
Apply techniques such as dimensional analysis, asymptotic analysis and stability analysis to problems in biology; KC
Analyse and solve a range of biological models including signal-response dynamics, discrete biologically inspired models, diffusion-based models, and models for tumour progression.  KC

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/matm040

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Mathematics MMath 1 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module
Mathematics MSc 1 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module
Mathematics and Physics MMath/MPhys 1 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.