The programme consists of seven honours modules (five modules of 15 credits each from the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics and two modules of 16 credits each from the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education) as well as the compulsory research project (30 credits). Elective modules should be selected according to the prerequisites of these modules.
- BSc (Mathematics) or BSc (Applied Mathematics) or relevant bachelor’s degree
- A weighted average of at least 60% for all mathematics and applied mathematics modules at final-year level
- Passed at least four of the following subjects/modules (or equivalent) at final-year level:
- Partial differential equations
- Dynamical systems (ordinary differential equations)
- Real analysis
- Complex analysis
- Numerical analysis
- Continuum mechanics
Promotion to next study year
The progress of all honours candidates is monitored biannually by the postgraduate coordinator/head of department. A candidate’s study may be terminated if the progress is unsatisfactory or if the candidate is unable to finish his/her studies during the prescribed period.