Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
You’re considered an International student if you are a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
Take your undergraduate achievements to the next level with an honours degree in Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
This degree is ideal if you are preparing yourself for postgraduate research, or if you are planning to work in environmental modelling, defence research, or statistical analysis and optimisation. This one-year degree is for students who have completed a bachelor degree in mathematics or an equivalent qualification with a high level of academic achievement in their undergraduate studies.
Our world-class facilities at Mawson Lakes campus offer an inspiring learning environment such as the multi-million dollar Materials and Minerals Science Learning and Research Hub. You will study advanced courses in applied mathematics. You will also complete a major industrial, scientific or commercial project. Topics covered your courses may include:
Our School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences runs three research centres and one institute. We also participate in two cooperative research centres (CRCs) specialising in computing, information science and applied mathematics. In addition to research, our centres also provide consulting services to organisations, thus ensuring our strong links with community and industry. Find out more about our research strengths.
With an honours degree in applied science you will be ideally qualified to proceed to postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. You could consider continuing with a PhD to further your knowledge and research skills. As a graduate, you could also consider a career in:
You will undertake advanced study and research in applied mathematics, statistics and optimisation. You will also do a research or study project in one of the following areas: applied mathematics, pure mathematics, statistics or optimisation. This work will be supervised by a mathematician or statistician.
For each course you study, you will need to allocate time for various classes such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, seminars and practicals. Plus you will need additional hours to study in your own time to complete assignments, readings and projects and contribute to online discussion forums (independent study). So as a general rule, if you are studying full-time you would need to allocate 12 – 26 hours of study when at university and 14 – 28 hours of independent study per week.
Your studies at UniSA will incorporate both practical, professionally-focused and research-based learning, so assessment types will vary. You can expect them to include:
Enrich your studies and your life – make overseas study part of your qualification. Australian and international students may have the option to do an exchange, short-term program or study tour overseas. We have links with universities worldwide. You can choose short-term or semester-long study from a range of universities and countries depending on your area of study and cultural interests.
Take a look at the global opportunities available.
UniSA’s research in the field of Mathematical Sciences, including applied and pure mathematics, is ranked well above world-class by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). We are home to several research centres that provide a dynamic teaching and learning base for students:
These centres maintain ongoing relationships and collaborate with industry, other universities and various professional associations around the world.
|Course name||Area and cat no.||Units||Reference|
|First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)|
|Honours Topics in Mathematics and Statistics||MATH 4047||4.5||Note(s): 1,2,3|
|Research Methods||INFT 4017||4.5|
|Honours Mathematics and Statistics Project 1||MATH 4045||9|
|Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)|
|Elective 1||4.5||Note(s): 1,2,3|
|Elective 2||Note(s): 1,2,3|
|Honours Mathematics and Statistics Project 2||MATH 4046||9|
We have six campuses in metropolitan and regional areas, each with advanced facilities including modern lecture theatres, libraries, laboratories, and areas that simulate real work environments.
Nestled in amongst engineering and tech companies in Technology Park, Mawson Lakes has state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. On-campus there are large open green spaces, cafés, wetlands, interactive learning spaces, the largest strong-floor in Australia, a planetarium and a gym. It is 20 minutes from the city centre, easily accessible by bus, train and car. Explore Mawson Lakes >
You will have access to our multi-million dollar Materials and Minerals Science Learning and Research Hub at the Mawson Lakes campus. The $50 million facility supports our world-class research in minerals and materials science. It’s a place that blends teaching and research environments, making you part of a vibrant learning community.
As a student at the University of South Australia you will have unique access to work placement opportunities, overseas study tours and exchanges, networking events, internships, guest speakers and more.
Our campuses are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including modern lecture theatres, libraries, workshops, laboratories, and areas that simulate real work environments. These are all supported by the latest technologies and a 24/7 online learning platform. We have health services on campus, gymnasiums, technology zones and great student lounges. You will also have access to a range of community clinics, which provide professional and cost effective services in areas of health, law and psychology. There are campus sport activities to keep you active, and if you are keen to explore the social side of university life, there are movies, cooking demonstrations, parties and lots more.
Adelaide has a variety of accommodation options to suit different requirements and budgets. Options include dedicated student accommodation or private rentals. See our long-term accommodation pages for plenty of options. If you need somewhere to live, our new student accommodation by urbanest is on Bank Street in Adelaide’s lively cultural precinct, a perfect location for students. It is within easy reach of UniSA’s city and metropolitan campuses, Rundle Mall shopping, the Central Market, Chinatown, and the West End’s vibrant nightlife. It is also across the road from the Adelaide train station, and on bus and tram routes.
International Student Services will make your life at university easier. We want you to be successful, and if you need help we will be there to assist. Support services include:
We also offer study support from our Learning Advisers. You can work with them face-to-face or online. They are here to help you develop academically and professionally during your studies. They also offer help with the English language. When you become a UniSA student you can contact Campus Central for help with anything related to your degree. They will help you with your enrolment, ID cards, fees, timetables and any other questions you might have.
Our learnonline facilities include a personal learning environment with virtual classrooms, lecture recordings, emails, learning support, administration, library access and results. The environment is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you can tailor your learning to your life. We are continually investing in innovative digital technologies for a high-quality student learning experience.
How to apply for international students will give you helpful information about the application process at the University of South Australia. When you are ready, apply through our International Application System. If you would like to talk to someone near you about studying at the University of South Australia, we have agents all over the world who can assist you. Find an Education Agent in your country.
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