Bachelor of Science (Honours) Mathematics

Approved Abbreviation: BSc(Hons)Math

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2711.1

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 018938B

Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.

The honours program encourages independence in learning and research, further develops academic ability, provides the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies to a more advanced level, deepen intellectual understanding in the major field of study and develop research skills. An Honours degree is a recognised point of entry into postgraduate research studies at PhD level. If a career in industry is sought, Honours enables study to a more advanced level with a higher qualification. The course has the opportunity for direct commercial and industrial involvement with a diverse range of organisations through the provision of and joint supervision of research projects.

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years part-time.

Course Advice



Admission requirements follow the recommendations and guidelines in the University's Honours Policy. The basic requirement is completion of a bachelors pass degree in which the advanced level units in a relevant field of study were completed at a grade point average of 5.0 or better.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which includes three core units; an advanced topic unit in mathematics, a research proposal and seminar, and a thesis in mathematics.

Core Units

200411Advanced Topics in Mathematics
200412Research Proposal and Seminar
200413Mathematics Honours Thesis

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