Comments about Computing in the Physical Sciences (MSc) - At the institution - Cardiff - Cardiff - Cardiff - Wales
To offer knowledge and expertise for the cross-disciplinary field of scientific computing, preparing graduates for careers in the development of computer models for industrial or academic applications.
The course is suitable for graduates in Mathematics, Computing, Chemistry, Physics or related discplines: e.g. engineering, Pharmacy and Biochemistry.
Applicants should have a First or Second Class UK Honours degree, or equivalent. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass either IELTS or TOEFL exams.
Computing in the Physical Sciences (MSc)
The course caters for a range of backgrounds by offering introductory material on either computing and mathematics or the physical sciences. Options allow specialisation in Mathematics and Computing or Chemistry and the Physical Sciences. Part-funded studentships are available which cover fees and make a contribution to living expenses for UK-resident EU citizens. The course is taught jointly by the schools of Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science.
Special Features of this course:
Hands-on experience of mathematical programming and atomistic chemical simulation software packages
In-depth treatment of the mathematical basis of simulation and its implementation from specialists research-active in the field
Transferable skills of programming and algorithm design