Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours) (BMaSc(Hons))

Program Code

HMASC

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours) program is available to high performing students and allows for deeper mathematical knowledge in a chosen discipline. 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. Honours degrees are highly regarded by employers as indicators of strong ability and creative thinking.
The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours) is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours)

There shall be a Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours) the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Electives to the value of 15 units
  2. An Honours Project to the value of 9 units, which may include a major in one of the following:
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Pure Mathematics
    • Statistics
Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours)

To satisfy the requirements for Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours) students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

Core

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MATHS 4005A Honours Project in Mathematical Sciences A 0
MATHS 4005B Honours Project in Mathematical Sciences B 0
MATHS 4005C Honours Project in Mathematical Sciences C 9

Electives

Courses to the value of 15 units from the following:

Courses to the value of at least 9 units must be taken from the following:

Group A

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
APP MTH 4046 Applied Mathematics Topic A - Honours 3
APP MTH 4047 Applied Mathematics Topic B - Honours 3
APP MTH 4048 Applied Mathematics Topic C - Honours 3
APP MTH 4049 Applied Mathematics Topic D - Honours 3
APP MTH 4051 Applied Mathematics Topic E - Honours 3
APP MTH 4052 Applied Mathematics Topic F - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4012 Pure Mathematics Topic B - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4013 Pure Mathematics Topic D - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4038 Pure Mathematics Topic A - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4066 Pure Mathematics Topic E - Honours 3
STATS 4008 Statistics Topic D - Honours 3
STATS 4013 Statistics Topic A - Honours 3
STATS 4014 Statistics Topic B - Honours 3

Courses to the value of up to 6 units may be taken from the following:

Group B

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
APP MTH 4101 Applied Probability - Honours 3
APP MTH 4102 Fluid Mechanics - Honours 3
APP MTH 4114 Optimisation - Honours 3
APP MTH 4116 Random Processes - Honours 3
APP MTH 4120 Stochastic Decision Theory - Honours 3
APP MTH 4121 Modelling with Ordinary Differential Equations Hon 3
APP MTH 4122 Optimal Functions and Nanomechanics - Honours 3
APP MTH 4123 Partial Differential Equations and Waves - Honours 3
MATHS 4112 Financial Modelling: Tools & Techniques - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4102 Topology and Analysis - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4107 Groups and Rings - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4109 Integration and Analysis - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4119 Complex Analysis - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4122 Geometry of Surfaces - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4123 Fields and Modules - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4124 Finite Geometry - Honours 3
STATS 4101 Statistical Modelling - Honours 3
STATS 4103 Sampling Theory and Practice - Honours 3
STATS 4105 Time Series - Honours 3
STATS 4106 Mathematical Statistics - Honours 3
STATS 4108 Biostatistics - Honours 3

Courses to the value of up to 3 units may be taken from the following:

Group C

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
APP MTH 4110EX AMSI - Applied Mathematics Topic A - Honours 3
APP MTH 4111EX AMSI - Applied Mathematics Topic B - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4110EX AMSI Pure Mathematics Topic A - Honours 3
PURE MTH 4111EX AMSI Pure Mathematics Topic B - Honours 3
STATS 4110EX AMSI Statistics Topic A - Honours 3
STATS 4111EX AMSI Statistics Topic B - Honours 3

Majors

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.