BSc Honours in Applied Mathematics (Programme code 02240172)

Stream 1: Applied Analysis

OR

Stream 2: Differential equations and modelling

Admission requirements

An appropriate Bachelors degree with a minimum of 60% for the Mathematics/Applied Mathematics modules on third-year level.

In the selection procedure the candidate’s complete undergraduate academic record will be considered. At least four of the following 3rd year modules or equivalents are required: Partial differential equationsDynamical systems (Ordinary differential equations), Real analysis, Complex analysis, Numerical analysis or Continuum mechanics . (UP modules WTW 386, WTW 382, WTW 310, WTW 320, WTW 383 or WTW 387)

A minimum of 60% for Real Analysis on 3rd year level is mandatory for Stream 1.

The final approval is granted by the Faculty Postgraduate Committee.

Duration

Subject to other faculty regulations, a student must complete his or her honours studies within one year (or two years for part-time).

Programme composition

The program consists of seven honours coursework modules and a mandatory project.

Modules: Seven "WTW" honours modules (7x15 credits = 105 credits)

Project: WTW 795: Project 795 (30 credits)

Total credits required: 135

Honours modules 

Please take note of the prerequisites for each module.


BSc Honours in Applied Mathematics

Stream 1: Applied analysis

Code Module Credits Semester
Research:
WTW 795
Project 795
30
year
Core modules:
WTW 710
Functional analysis 710
15
1
WTW 734
Measure theory and probability 734
15
1
WTW 776
Partial differential equations of mathematical physics 776
15
2
Elective modules:
Four (4) electives from below. The selection must contain at least one of WTW 782 or WTW 764 and at least one of WTW 733 or WTW 763.
WTW 727 Special topics (if presented) 15 2
WTW 733
Numerical analysis 733
15
1
WTW 750
Mathematical optimisation 750
15
1
WTW 763
Finite element method 763
15
2
WTW 764
Stochastic calculus 764
15
2
WTW 772
Mathematical methods and models 772
15
2
WTW 782
Dynamical systems 782
15
1

total of at least 135 credits is required.


BSc Honours in Applied Mathematics
Stream 2: Differential equations and modelling

Code
Module
Credits
Semester
Research:
WTW 795
Project 795
30
year
Core modules:
WTW 733
Numerical analysis 733
15
1
WTW 735
Main principles of analysis in applications 735
15
1
WTW 750
Mathematical optimisation 750
15
1
WTW 763
Finite element method 763
15
2
WTW 772
Mathematical methods and models 772
15
2
WTW 776
Partial differential equations of mathematical physics 776
15
2
WTW 782
Dynamical systems 782
15
1

A total of at least 135 credits is required.

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