Freestanding course, Bachelor’s level
7.5 hp
Malmö mixed hours 25%
18 January 2021 - 6 June 2021
Full tuition fee: 16000 SEK
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About the course

The purpose of the course is that the student shall develop knowledge and basic skills to use numerical methods for modeling physical systems. The aim of the course is also that the student obtains skills to implement numerical methods in Matlab / GNU Octave.

Course content

Numerical methods for:

  • Basic mathematical operations
  • Solution of differential equations
  • Solution of eigenvalue problems
  • Monte-Carlo simulations


  • Programming in Matlab / GNU Octave
  • The use of numerical methods for modeling physical systems

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

1. The equivalent of English 6/English B in Swedish secondary school.

2. At least 15 credits of Calculus.


Swedish upper secondary grades 20%, University credits completed 60%, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (SweSAT) 20%

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Course evaluation

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