Study Planner Information

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
OR
SCIE2011 Perspectives in Science3 ]
Compulsory
[ STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data4
OR
STAT1301 Advanced Analysis of Scientific Data4 ]
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. Entry is by application and is restricted to 40 places.
4. 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
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

MATH3070 Natural Resource Mathematics
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.