Specialisation

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:

SM1100 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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