Mathematics - MATHJ13972

Stream Summary

Faculty: SCI - Faculty of Science

School: School of Mathematics and Statistics


Program: 3972 - Advanced Science


Bachelor of Science (Advanced) (Major)

Information valid for students commencing 2013.
Students who commenced prior to 2013 should go to the Handbook's Previous Editions

Stream Outline

The UNSW School of Mathematics and Statistics offers a complete range of courses in Mathematics and Statistics at all levels. The School is also a leading centre for mathematical research at both the national and the international level; our expertise ranges across wide areas of Mathematics, including Financial Mathematics, Biomedical Mathematics, and Environmental Mathematics.

Stream Structure

A major in Mathematics is comprised of 54 UOC of courses as follows:
Students are also strongly recommended to take MATH1081 Discrete Mathematics (6UOC)
Stage 3:
  • 12 UOC of non-statistics level III (or hybrid) Mathematics course*
  • 6 UOC of any level III (or hybrid) Mathematics course not already taken
*Courses numbered from MATH3000 to MATH3699 or MATH6700 to MATH6899 inclusive are non-statistics Mathematics courses.


Students majoring in Mathematics are strongly recommended to take MATH2301 or an equivalent course in practical numerical computing.

Many courses in Mathematics are offered at two levels. The higher level courses cater for students with greater mathematical ability and/or a higher level of prior knowledge. Students in Advanced Science are required to enrol in the higher level courses where offered.


For further information on Honours in Mathematics, please see the Mathematics Honours entry in this Handbook.
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