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Year 1 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Compulsory – all students must complete this course
  • Prerequisite for major – a course required for this major
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
  • Elective – an elective course from the course list, or as permitted by the program rules
Year 1 - Semester 1
Course Code & Title Requirements
SCIE1100 Advanced Theory and Practice in Science Compulsory
MATH1061 Discrete Mathematics Prerequisite for major
[ MATH1051 Calculus and Linear Algebra I1
OR
MATH1071 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra I2 ]
Prerequisite for major
Elective Elective
Year 1 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
SCIE1200 Introduction to Science Research Compulsory
[ STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data3
OR
STAT1301 Advanced Analysis of Scientific Data3 ]
Compulsory
[ MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
OR
MATH1072 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations 2 ]
Prerequisite for Major
Elective Elective

1. Students without Queensland Senior Maths C should complete MATH1050 before MATH1051.
2. Students with a high achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 6 or 7 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1071, MATH1072 and MATH2401. Students with a sound achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 4 or 5 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1051, MATH1052 and MATH2400.
3. Students who intend to major in Mathematics should take STAT1301. Other students with an interest in advanced mathematics and at least a high achievement in Maths C or a 6 in MATH1050 are encouraged to take STAT1301.

Year 2 to 3 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different columns mean?

  • Required for Major – a course required for this major
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 MATH2001 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra3

[ MATH2400 Mathematical Analysis2
OR
MATH2401 Mathematical Analysis and Advanced Topics2 ]

Choose at least 4 units from:

[ MATH2301 Linear &Abstract Algebra & Number Theory
SCIE2100 Introduction to Bioinformatics
STAT2003 Probability & Statistics

Please refer to the Course List
2

COSC2500 Numerical Methods in Computational Science
MATH2070 Natural Resource Mathematics
MATH2100 Applied Mathematical Analysis
MATH2302 Discrete Mathematics II
PHYS2100 Dynamics, Chaos & Special Relativity
STAT2004 Statistical Modelling & Analysis ]

Please refer to the Course List

2. Students with a high achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 6 or 7 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1071, MATH1072 and MATH2401. Students with a sound achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 4 or 5 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1051, MATH1052 and MATH2400.
3. Available in Semester 1 & 2

Year 3
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 MATH3401 Complex Analysis

Choose at least 8 units (but must include at least 2 units not coded MATH34XX or MATH44XX):

[ MATH3090 Finanical Mathematics
MATH3101 Bifurcation & Chaos
MATH3104 Mathematical Biology
MATH3201 Scientific Computing: Advanced Techniques and Applications
MATH3202 Operations Research & Mathematical Planning
MATH3302 Coding & Cryptography
MATH3303 Abstract Algebra & Number Theory
MATH3402 Functional Analysis

Please refer to the Course List
2

MATH3102 Methods and Models of Applied Mathematics
MATH3103 Algebraic Methods of Mathematical Physics
MATH3301 Graph Theory and Design Theory
MATH3306 Set Theory & Mathematical Logic
MATH3403 Partial Differential Equations
MATH3404 Optimisation Theory
MATH3405 Differential Geometry
STAT3004 Probability Models & Stochastic Processes ]


[ SCIE3250 Introduction to Research in Mathematics/Physics
OR
SCIE3251 Introduction to Research in Mathematics/Physics ]
Please refer to the Course List

4. Any Level 4 Mathematics course with the permission of the Executive Dean. Students will not be permitted to take MATH44XX if they have already completed 8 units of MATH34XX.

Year 4 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different columns mean?

  • Required for Major – a course required for this major
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
Year 4
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 MATH6010 Mathematics Honours Research Project5

Choose at least 10 units from:

[ MATH4091 Financial Calculus
MATH4105 General Relativity
MATH4302 Combinatorial Designs7
MATH4303 Partial Differential Equations6
MATH4402 Ordinary Differential Equations III/IVH6
MATH4403 Partial Differential Equations III/IVH7
STAT4403 Advanced Probability & Stochastic processes I6
STAT4404 Advanced Probability & Stochastic Processes II7

Please refer to the Course List
2

MATH4090 Computation in Financial Mathematics
MATH4104 Advanced Hamiltonian Dynamics & Chaos7
MATH4106 Advanced Mathematical Methods & Models A6
MATH4107 Advanced Mathematical Methods & Models B7
MATH4201 Applications of Scientific Computing
MATH4202 Advanced Topics in Operations Research
MATH4301 Advanced Algebra7
MATH4304 Number Theory6
MATH4404 Functional Analysis III/IVH7
MATH4405 Measure Theory6
MATH4406 Control Theory III/IVH6
MATH6006 Special Topics A8
MATH6007 Special Topics B8 ]

Please refer to the Course List

5. Students can complete either MATH6010 or MATH6020
6. Offered even years only
7. Offered odd years only
8. Course is offered in semester 1 and semester 2.