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Mathematical Models in Biology
What's the best ay to find your keys? Why should children be vaccinated against measles? How does a bird's wing flapping frequency relate to its size? This course will try to answer these (and other) questions by using mathematical models to examine biological phenomena.In achieving this we will study: deterministic and stochastic population dynamics, foraging theory, infectious disease spread, dimensional analysis, and asymptotic analysis.A well-rounded selection of MATH300 courses and a familiarity with Maple or MATLAB (or equivalent) are useful pre-requisites to this course.For a full list of Honours courses, please refer to the School of Mathematics and Statistics Honours Booklet Mathematics and Statistics Honours Booklet
Subject to approval of the Head of School.
and Phillip Wilson
Mathematics and Statistics Honours Booklet
General information for students
Domestic fee $932.00
International Postgraduate fees
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
Mathematics and Statistics.