Major - Mathematics

Western Sydney University Major Code: MT3025.1

Status: CURRENT

This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.

Related Courses

2743.11 | Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws |

3754.1 | Bachelor of Science |

3756.1 | Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary) |

3757.1 | Bachelor of Advanced Science |

3763.1 | Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts |

3764.1 | Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International Studies |

4748.3 | Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business |

6043.1 | Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Science |

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

This major will allow students to develop their analytical skills to model and solve real world problems such as climate change and provides opportunity for a range of careers in government and commercial institutions. In addition, students have the chance to further diversify their learning by combining this major with a range of other majors and sub majors.

Location

Campus | Mode | Specialisation Advice |
---|---|---|

Campbelltown Campus | Internal | Dr Stephen Weissenhofer |

Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road | Internal | Dr Stephen Weissenhofer |

Major Structure

All students must complete 60 credit points of study at Level 3 to meet course requirements. Students choosing this specialisation may need to select at least 10 credit points of elective study at Level 3 to meet this requirement.

Bachelor of Science

Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Science with a major in Mathematics requires the successful completion of 240 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn

300811 | Scientific Literacy |

300802 | Biodiversity |

300808 | Introductory Chemistry |

300672 | Mathematics 1A |

Spring

200263 | Biometry |

300673 | Mathematics 1B |

Choose one of

300803 | Essential Chemistry 2 |

300816 | Cell Biology |

And choose one elective

Year 2

Autumn session

300580 | Programming Fundamentals |

200025 | Discrete Mathematics |

200028 | Advanced Calculus |

And one elective

Spring session

200030 | Differential Equations |

Choose one of

301259 | Work Internship for Science Professionals |

301261 | Complex Case Studies in Science |

And two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

200193 | Abstract Algebra |

200023 | Analysis |

And two electives

Spring session

200022 | Mathematical Modelling |

200045 | Quantitative Project |

And two electives

Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)

Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary) with a major in Mathematics requires the successful completion of 240 credit points as per the recommended sequence for the Bachelor of Science with a major in Mathematics, given above.

In addition, all students must complete the mandatory 40 credit point sub-major in Education Studies:

Students must meet this requirement by choosing the units from SM1100 as electives within their Bachelor of Science program.

Bachelor of Advanced Science

Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Advanced Science with a major in Mathematics requires the successful completion of 240 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn

300811 | Scientific Literacy |

300802 | Biodiversity |

300808 | Introductory Chemistry |

300672 | Mathematics 1A |

Spring

200263 | Biometry |

300673 | Mathematics 1B |

Choose one of

300803 | Essential Chemistry 2 |

300816 | Cell Biology |

And choose one elective

Year 2

Autumn session

300580 | Programming Fundamentals |

200025 | Discrete Mathematics |

200028 | Advanced Calculus |

300937 | Advanced Science Project A |

Spring session

200030 | Differential Equations |

300938 | Advanced Science Project B |

Choose one of

301259 | Work Internship for Science Professionals |

301261 | Complex Case Studies in Science |

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

200193 | Abstract Algebra |

200023 | Analysis |

301258 | Advanced Science Research Project C |

And one elective

Spring session

200022 | Mathematical Modelling |

200045 | Quantitative Project |

301258 | Advanced Science Research Project C |

And one elective

Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Science

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 250 credit points which include the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Full-time

Year 1: College Units

Standard 3 term year

Preparatory unit:

700043 | Chemistry (WSTC Prep) |

And

Eight University Level units comprising:

700095 | Biodiversity (WSTC) |

700125 | Cell Biology (WSTC) |

700122 | Essential Chemistry 2 (WSTC) |

700155 | Introductory Chemistry (WSTC) |

700124 | Scientific Literacy (WSTC) |

And

Three units from the following (depending on the testamur major chosen):

700266 | Concepts in Human Anatomy (WSTC) |

700295 | Concepts in Human Physiology (WSTC) |

700296 | Environmental Issues and Solutions (WSTC) |

700265 | Food Science 1 (WSTC) |

700061 | Introduction to Human Biology (WSTC) |

700297 | Management of Aquatic Environments (WSTC) |

700123 | Quantitative Thinking (WSTC) |

700298 | Water Quality Assessment and Management (WSTC) |

Year 2

Autumn session

300580 | Programming Fundamentals |

200025 | Discrete Mathematics |

300672 | Mathematics 1A |

300673 | Mathematics 1B |

Spring session

200030 | Differential Equations |

Choose one of

301259 | Work Internship for Science Professionals |

301261 | Complex Case Studies in Science |

And two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

200193 | Abstract Algebra |

200023 | Analysis |

200028 | Advanced Calculus |

And one elective

Spring session

200022 | Mathematical Modelling |

200045 | Quantitative Project |

And two electives

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