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Honours Degree of Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences

Degree Type Honours Bachelor

Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code N/A

CRICOS 056946J

Honours level study in mathematical sciences is available to high performing students, allowing you to deepen your mathematical knowledge of your chosen discipline. Honours degrees are highly regarded by employers as an indicator of strong ability and creative thinking. 

Honours is a one-year program of additional study taken after the completion of the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences and is suitable preparation for students who wish to proceed to postgraduate studies.

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    CRICOS 056946J
    Intake February and July
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Tertiary Qualifications Graduate entry only.
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    Annual tuition fees International student place: $37,000

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  • Careers

    Career Readiness

    Graduates are highly regarded by employers and opportunities exist in a wide range of occupations in business, industry, commerce, government, public service and teaching and research organisations.

    Recent graduates have been employed by organisations such as the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), United Water, Santos, the Bureau of Meteorology and the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Additionally, graduates find work in consulting engineering firms, the pharmaceutical industry, the telecommunications industry, biomedical research industries and institutes, banks and insurance companies, state and federal government agencies, and research and academic organisations all over the world.

    The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

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  • Degree Structure

    This honours degree consists of one year of full-time study including a research component in a specialised area of pure mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics.

     

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    Areas of Specialisation

    The honours degree allows specialisations in pure mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics.

     

    Example Study Plan

    BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (HONOURS)
    Year 1 MATHS 4005A Honours Project in Mathematical Sciences A (3 units)

    MATHS 4005B Honours Project in Mathematical Sciences B (3 units)

    MATHS 4005C Honours Project in Mathematical Sciences C (3 units)

    Mathematical Sciences Honours Group A or B Elective (3 units)

    Mathematical Sciences Honours Group A or B or C Elective (3 units)

    Mathematical Sciences Honours Group A Elective (9 units)
    Group A
    Elective 
    Choices
    APP MTH 4046 Applied Mathematics Topic A - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4047 Applied Mathematics Topic B - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4048 Applied Mathematics Topic C - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4049 Applied Mathematics Topic D - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4051 Applied Mathematics Topic E - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4052 Applied Mathematics Topic F - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4012 Pure Mathematics Topic B - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4013 Pure Mathematics Topic D - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4038 Pure Mathematics Topic A - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4066 Pure Mathematics Topic E - Honours (3 units)

    STATS 4013 Statistics Topic A -Honours (3 units)

    STATS 4014 Statistics Topic B -Honours (3 units)

    STATS 4008 Statistics Topic D - Hons (3 units)
    Group B 
    Elective
    Choices
    PURE MTH 4102 Topology and Analysis - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4102 Fluid Mechanics - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4114 Optimisation - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4107 Groups and Rings - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4101 Applied Probability - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4121 Modelling with Ordinary Differential Equations - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4119 Complex Analysis - Honours (3 units)

    STATS 4101 Statistical Modelling -Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4116 Random Processes - Honours

    APP MTH 4120 Stochastic Decision Theory - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4122 Optimal Functions and Nanomechanics - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4123 Partial Differential Equations and Waves - Honours (3 units)

    MATHS 4112 Financial Modelling: Tools & Techniques - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4109 Integration and Analysis - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4122 Geometry of Surfaces - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4123 Fields and Modules - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4124 Finite Geometry - Honours (3 units)^

    STATS 4103 Sampling Theory and Practice - Honours (3 units)

    STATS 4105 Time Series - Honours (3 units)

    STATS 4108 Biostatistics - Honours (3 units)^

    STATS 4106 Mathematical Statistics – Honours (3 units)
    Group C
    Elective 
    Choices
    APP MTH 4110EX AMSI Applied Mathematics Topic A - Honours (3 units)

    APP MTH 4111EX AMSI Applied Mathematics Topic B - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4110EX AMSI Pure Mathematics Topic A - Honours (3 units)

    PURE MTH 4111EX AMSI Pure Mathematics Topic B - Honours (3 units)

    STATS 4110EX AMSI Statistics Topic A - Honours (3 units)

    STATS 4111EX AMSI Statistics Topic B - Honours (3 units)
    Note: Courses to the value of 15 units must be completed from the list of Electives, out of which 9 units must be taken from Group A, 6 units may be taken from Group B and 3 units may be taken from Group C.

    Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Statistics major requirements
    In order to acquire a major in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Statistics students must complete 9 units of electives in the discipline including 6 units from Group A.

    COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.


    Please refer to the ECMS website for a study plan to guide your enrolment http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/enrolment/study-plans/
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