HONOURS PROGRAMMES

Current Students

General Information

HONOURS REGISTRATION
HONOURS TEXTBOOKS - For 2nd semester 2021
Hons lecture timetable WTW modules S2 - 2021
2021 UP MAIN DATES

 
Important dates
  • 15 Mar: lectures start (1st sem)
  • 5 July: last day of lectures (1st sem)
  • 7 July – 24 July: exams
  • 27 July: Python workshop
  • 28 July: Writing skills workshop
  • tba: working on essays
  • 16 August: start of lectures (2nd sem)
  • tba: essay oral presentations
  • 26 Nov: last day of lectures (2nd sem)
  • 27 Nov – 15 Dec: exams
Honours projects

Students for the WTW795 project must identify a suitable supervisor and agree on a research project. See Honours topics available for​ WTW 795 (Project 795) here; Honours topics for WTW 792 will be communicated to relevant students. Candidates are advised to start on the project as soon as possible.

 
Computer Facilities
Funding Opportunities

http://www.up.ac.za/funding

South African Radio Astronomy Observatory Postgraduate Scholarship Applications for 2022:
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Application Guide
(Honours, Masters and Doctoral)


Study Programmes

BSc Honours: Mathematics  (programme code: 02240182) 
BSc Honours: Applied Mathematics (programme code: 02240172)
BSc Honours: Mathematics of Finance (programme code: 02240276)
BSc Honours: Financial Engineering  (programme code: 02240277)
BSc Honours: Mathematics and Mathematics Education (programme code: 02240183, 02240184 and 02240185)

The Honours study consists of a number of course work modules and a mandatory project.


Admission Requirements

An appropriate Bachelors degree with a minimum of 60% for each Mathematics/Applied Mathematics module on third-year level. For admission requirements and additional information, click on the link of the relevant degree listed above.

Closing date for South African applications is 31 October
Closing date for international applications is 31 August

SAQA evaluation of qualifications is mandatory for international students. Peruse the info on the web page of the International Students Division (ISD) at https://www.up.ac.za/international-cooperation-division/article/2849660/students.

Application procedure
To  apply officially, go to www.up.ac.za and click Study at UP.  Students who are currently registered at UP should apply on their UP portal. Please note that diplomas and BTech degrees are not accepted. General information on fees, loans, and bursaries can be found at http://www.up.ac.za/fees-and-funding
 

Resources

Postgraduate matters
Sarchi Chair 
Research Focus Areas


Contact persons for Honours study programmes

Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Contact person in Department  
Ms LC Bizaaré (September)
Tel (012) 420-3550
e-mail: [email protected]
office: Mathematics room 1-24

 
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Contact person in Faculty 
Ms Daleen Fouché
Tel (012) 420-4580
e-mail: [email protected]
office: Agricultural Sciences Building (Student Admin) 

Academic enquiries:

BSc Honours: Mathematics
Dr MD Mabula
e-mail: [email protected]
office: Botany room 2-5

Dr Tung Le
e-mail: [email protected]
office: Botany room 2-14

 

BSc Honours: Applied Mathematics        
Prof Michael Chapwanya
e-mail: [email protected]
office: Mathematics room 1-39.3

Prof Rachid Ouifki
e-mail: [email protected]
office: Mathematics room 2-23      

BSc Honours: Mathematics of Finance and BSc:Honours Financial Engineering
Dr AJ van Zyl
e-mail: [email protected]
office: Mathematics room 2-26

 

BSc Honours: Mathematics and Mathematics Education                  
Dr Harry Wiggins
e-mail: [email protected]
office: Botany room 2-8

 

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