The Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics program at Northwestern University is designed for students who want a background in basic applied math skills. The core courses cover key material that is beyond the undergraduate level to improve students' skills and form a foundation for a career in applied mathematics. Students typically take four classes per quarter to complete the twelve-course requirement in three quarters.
The basic classes focus on both analytical and computational methods in applied mathematics. Our computational sequence of courses will give the student the necessary training to move into positions in industry requiring advanced knowledge of computational methods for partial differential methods, stochastic differential equations, and modern methods in parallel computing.
Preference is given to applicants with an undergraduate degree in mathematics, the physical sciences, or engineering. Prospective students should have completed coursework in linear algebra, advanced calculus, and differential equations.
Applied mathematics graduates find opportunities in both the private and public sectors. In the private sector, they are in high demand in financial services, scientific and engineering research, software development, and management consulting. In the public sector, they analyze and develop public policy, safeguard digital resources, and process intelligence data.
By training, applied mathematicians are cross-disciplinary, making them adaptable to emerging new industries and technologies. For example, applied mathematics alum Gwynne Shotwell (MS '88), is the current president of the pioneering commercial space company SpaceX.
- Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics
- Asymptotic and Perturbations Methods in Applied Mathematics
- Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations
- Numerical Methods for Random Processes
- Iterative Methods for Elliptic Equations
- High Performance Scientific Computing
- 12 months
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International38686 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19343 USD per semester during 12 months.
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