Applied Mathematics at AUT: an overview

  • Also referred to as, or includes, mathematics, financial mathematics

Applied mathematics is based on a core of algebra, calculus, differential equations, computational methods and financial mathematics. The emphasis at AUT is on the modelling and analysis of situations for the engineering and finance industries.

AUT’s strengths in applied mathematics are:

  • Close links with engineering and finance industries
  • An emphasis on modelling and computing skills
  • Qualifications that prepare you to work within industry

Key academic contact

Jiling Cao

Jiling Cao
Professor of Mathematical Sciences
School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext.8433

WT Building
AUT City Campus
2-14 Wakefield Street
Auckland Central

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Last updated: 29-Nov-2016 10.01am

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