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MSc Applied Computational Science & Engineering

Imperial College London
London, England, UK
Courses in UKCourses in England1 year full-time

Course description

This immersive, hands-on MSc course will enable students to develop their skills and techniques for a range of science and engineering applications utilising High Performance Computing resources. Students will learn alongside world-class researchers in the Department of Earth Science and Engineering. There will be a strong emphasis on high productivity problem solving using modern computational methods and technologies, including computer code development and parallel algorithms.

Applicants who want to pursue analytical careers in industry geoscience and engineering are a target for this course. Graduates will develop the skills necessary to enter the modern industrial workforce. This MSc will also prepare for your PhD studies in fields such as computational techniques, simulation, numerical modelling, optimisation and inversion, heat transfer, and machine learning applications.

The Applied Computational Science and Engineering MSc programme will ensure that students are able to apply appropriate computational techniques to understand, define and develop solutions to a range of science and engineering problems. You will have the chance to participate in individual and group research projects as well as to write reports and present technical work, developing the project management and numerical skills desired by employers.

Who should apply for the MSc?
The MSc is suitable for graduates of disciplines including mathematics and physical sciences, geophysics and engineering, and computer science.

Dr Gerard Gorman, Course Director, Applied Computational Science & Engineering MSc: “Students will learn to solve real-world problems using numerical methods and computational science for a broad range of applications in science and engineering”

Dr Adriana Paluszny, Royal Society University Research Fellow: “Students will engage with a broad range of trending coding techniques and applications – we will prepare them for success in industry and academia”

Funding and scholarships
The department does not currently offer scholarships for this MSc, though we are working to develop scholarships. You need to ensure therefore that you have a strategy for funding yourself before applying.

If you are a Home or EU student who meets certain criteria, you may be able to apply for a Postgraduate Master’s Loan of up to £10,280 from the UK government. The loan is not means-tested, and you can choose whether to put it towards your tuition fees or living costs.

You can find information about College-wide scholarships on the Imperial College London scholarships webpage.

Entry requirements
As well as a 2:1 in your undergraduate degree, you will be expected to have a strong background in mathematics or programming.

For further information on this course, please visit the course website.

How to apply
Please apply by completing and submiting the online Imperial College Postgraduate application form. The program you should select when completing the online application is under ‘Department of Earth Science and Engineering’.

All Postgraduate applications must be submitted online, please click here to apply.

If you have further queries, please contact Ying Ashton, Education Administrator, y.ashton@imperial.ac.uk

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