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Start date
February
July

Campus
Mawson Lakes

Duration
3 year(s) full-time

Program Code
LBMA

Prerequisites
SACE Stage 2 Math Studies
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Assumed Knowledge
None

Fees
2014: AUD$ 25,500 per annum (per 1.0 EFTSL)

English Language Requirements
  • IELTS total [6]
  • IELTS reading [6]
  • IELTS writing [6]
Equivalent English qualifications (PDF)

International Admission by Country
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CRICOS Code
057872C

Aim

This program aims to produce graduates who are skilled in any one of three important areas of modern Mathematical Science, namely Applied Mathematics, Statistics or Optimisation. These graduates will be well equipped for work in Business or Industry or to continue with postgraduate studies.

Content & Structure

This three year program provides a comprehensive grounding in modern Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Optimisation theory and practice. Students receive a solid foundation in each of the three areas of Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Optimisation in the first two years of the program, with the opportunity to further specialise within their chosen Elective Stream in the final year. Students may have the opportunity to work with Business or Industry on a major Clinic Project and will be selected on academic merit.

One hundred and eight (108) units of study are required to complete the program.

The ATAR cut off for this program is subject to significant fluctuation e.g. in 2009 the ATAR cut off was 85.7, whereas in 2010 the cut off was 97.3. The cut off is provided for information only and is not to be considered as the minimum ATAR required for entry in the program in future years. Prospective students interested in studying this program are encouraged to include this program in their SATAC preferences irrespective of their actual or expected ATAR.

What courses you'll study

Course name Area and cat no. Units Reference  
FIRST YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
Calculus 1 MATH 1054 4.5
Directed Elective Note(s): 1
Statistical Methods MATH 1068 4.5
Discrete Mathematics MATH 1043 4.5
Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)
Calculus 2 MATH 1055 4.5
Mathematical Communication MATH 2024 4.5
Linear Algebra MATH 1056 4.5
University-wide Elective 4.5 Note(s): 1,2
SECOND YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
Differential Equations 1 MATH 2023 4.5
Linear Programming and Networks MATH 2014 4.5
Statistical Foundations MATH 2020 4.5
Methods of Applied Mathematics 1 MATH 2028 4.5
Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)
Numerical Methods 1 MATH 2010 4.5
Introduction to Stochastic Processes MATH 2018 4.5
Calculus 3 MATH 2026 4.5
Fundamentals of Real Analysis MATH 2027 4.5
THIRD YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
Time Series and Forecasting MATH 3018 4.5
Statistical Inference MATH 2029 4.5
Categorical Data Analysis MATH 3024 4.5
Mathematics Clinic 1 MATH 3021 4.5 Note(s): 3
or
Design and Analysis of Experiments MATH 3032 4.5 Note(s): 3
Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)
Multivariate Statistical Analysis MATH 3030 4.5
Introduction to Stochastic Calculus MATH 3033 4.5
Investment Science MATH 3019 4.5
Advanced Mathematics Clinic MATH 3034 4.5 Note(s): 4
or
Mathematics Project 2 MATH 3013 4.5 Note(s): 4
DIRECTED ELECTIVES
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
Problem Solving and Programming COMP 1039 4.5
Applied Physics 1 PHYS 1007 4.5
Chemistry 100 CHEM 1006 4.5
Molecules to Tissues A BIOL 1007 4.5

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