Applied Mathematics - MATHA13956

Stream Summary

Faculty: SCI - Faculty of Science

School: School of Mathematics and Statistics


Program: 3956 - Advanced Mathematics (Honours)


Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Honours) (Major)

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Stream Outline

Applied Mathematics concerns the development of Mathematics and models for understanding scientific phenomena, for the solution of technical and industrial problems, and for use in the social, economic and management sciences. Courses are designed to provide basic mathematical and computational skills needed for a wide range of applications, to develop the capability to construct, analyse and interpret mathematical models, and to encourage enthusiasm for the role of the mathematician in a variety of contexts.

Stream Structure

A major in Applied Mathematics is comprised of 90 units of credit of courses as follows:

Stage 1
  • Plus 6 UOC of level I Computer Science
Recommended electives (these courses are not required but are recommended as good complementary courses for this major):

Students interested in physical sciences or theoretical oceanography, meterology or fluid dynamics, both of:
Students interest in social or biological sciences, at least 12 UOC (i.e. both level I courses from the subject area) from:

Students interested in computational methods or computer science:

Stage 2
Students in this major are recommended to include the following among their electives:

Stage 3
18 UOC of courses from:
PLUS 12 UOC of level III Mathematics chosen with the approval from the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics or nominee.


Students completing a major in Applied Mathematics may be eligible to undertake Honours in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, or Statistics.

Please consult with staff from the School of Mathematics and Statistics
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