Would you like to confront a tornado in virtual reality and predict its path of destruction? Or understand the behaviour of financial markets?
Computational Science seeks to explain the world we live in using technological simulations. By collecting data and creating computer models, computational scientists can make predictions on varying problems. The curriculum relies heavily on algorithmic-driven procedures, but also involves lots of mathematics and logic.
Joint degree programme with VU Amsterdam
Computational Science is a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU jointly issue a degree certificate to graduates. As a Computational Science student in Amsterdam you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.