The course is suited to able science/engineering graduates, or numerate and computer-literate arts or humanities graduates. It is strongly preferable that applicants should have some experience of programming, but exceptions can be made in special circumstances. Suitable backgrounds include (but are not limited to): biology, computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, and psychology. Applicants with industrial experience will also be favourably considered.
Some funding is avialable for outstanding applicants.
Due to a generous donation from Andrew Pegge, further increased by funding from the Department of Innovation, the Pegge Scholarship is awarded annually to postgraduate students taking the MSc in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems. The scholarship is open to all, and awarded on merit; the awarding committee has the discretion, according to circumstances, to award fees plus maintenance, or fees-only. All applicants for the EASY MSc will be automatically considered for the Scholarship.
No applications for October entry will be accepted after September 1st of that year. However, candidates are advised to apply as early as possible in order to be considered for any funding which becomes available.