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Mawson Lakes

3 year(s) full-time

Program Code

SACE Stage 2 Math Studies
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Assumed Knowledge

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

English Language Requirements
  • IELTS total [6.0]
  • IELTS reading [6.0]
  • IELTS writing [6.0]
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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 Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
Calculus 1 MATH 1054 4.5
Directed Elective 4.5 Note(s): 1
Statistical Methods MATH 1068 4.5
Discrete Mathematics MATH 1043 4.5
Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)
Mathematical Methods for Engineers 2 MATH 1064 4.5
Mathematical Communication MATH 2024 4.5
University-wide Elective 4.5 Note(s): 1,2
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
Differential Equations 1 MATH 2023 4.5
Linear Programming and Networks MATH 2014 4.5
Methods of Applied Mathematics 1 MATH 2028 4.5
Statistical Foundations MATH 2020 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
Fundamentals of Real Analysis MATH 2027 4.5
Calculus 3 MATH 2026 4.5
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
Complex Analysis MATH 3031 4.5
Differential Equations 2 MATH 3025 4.5
Optimisation MATH 3009 4.5
Mathematics Clinic 1 MATH 3021 4.5 Note(s): 3
Variational Calculus MATH 3036 4.5 Note(s): 3
Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)
Methods of Applied Mathematics 2 MATH 3035 4.5
Vector Calculus with Applications MATH 3037 4.5
Applied Functional Analysis MATH 3026 4.5
Advanced Mathematics Clinic MATH 3034 4.5 Note(s): 4
Mathematics Project 2 MATH 3013 4.5 Note(s): 4

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