The Applied Mathematics major in the Bachelor of Science will give you the skills to carry out modelling research and the analysis of problems in the fields of engineering, science and business.
Applied mathematics tells us about our world and helps predict what will happen next. Whether you want to look at global warming patterns, figure out the structural integrity of a building or forecast economic trends – it all relies on applied mathematics. With skills in applied mathematics you can be part of the solution to a vast array of complex issues facing the world.
This is part of the Bachelor of Science.
Start date: 2021
ASTR500 Introductory Astronomy (15 points)
COMP506 Computer Organisation (15 points)
ENSE501 Programming for Engineering Applications (15 points)
ENSE502 Object Oriented Applications (15 points)
MATH500 Mathematical Concepts (15 points)
MATH501 Differential and Integral Calculus (15 points)
MATH502 Algebra and Discrete Mathematics (15 points)
PHYS500 Physics I (15 points)
STAT500 Applied Statistics (15 points)
And choose another 30 points from the elective papers below or other Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences or Bachelor of Science papers (subject to meeting prerequisites).
You also select 75 points from the elective papers below or other Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences or Bachelor of Science papers (subject to meeting prerequisites).
You also select 45 points from the elective papers below or other Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences or Bachelor of Science papers (subject to meeting prerequisites).
In your final year you can complete a research project, investigating a scientific problem. This paper counts as two papers and you can complete it over one semester or the whole year. It isn't compulsory.
Through this paper you develop skills in experimental design, literature searching, the collection and analysis of data, interpretation and reporting of the results.
*This paper is not compulsory. You can substitute this with approved alternative level 7 papers
COMP710 Game Programming (15 points)
COMP716 Highly Secure Systems (15 points)
COMP719 Applied Human Computer Interaction (15 points)
ENSE701 Contemporary Issues in Software Engineering (15 points)
MATH701 Special Topic A (15 points)
MATH702 Special Topic B (15 points)
MATH706 Industrial Mathematics (15 points)
*After completing a graduate diploma in education.
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