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Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling

This course is available


Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


University of Auckland


At present, mathematical modelling is enjoying a high degree of public awareness, with real-world applications such as COVID-19 and climate modelling frequently appearing in the news. Consequently, there is a growing need for a broad range of realistic modelling techniques and expertise in advanced computational methods.

The PGDipMathModel provides a pathway for modelling scientists and engineers to upskill.

The PGDipMathModel comprises four core Engineering Science and Mathematics courses, and a broad range of electives.

Graduates of the PGDipMathModel will have a demonstrated knowledge and advanced understanding of interdisciplinary mathematical modelling.

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Entry criteria

Taught 120 points with GPE 3.0 An undergraduate degree.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

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