Program requirements

The program and course requirements set out the courses and rules you must follow to successfully complete this program.

You must also comply with UQ’s University Policies and Procedures.

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Core - all students must complete this course
  • Compulsory for major/specialisation - all students must complete this course
  • Prerequisite for major/specialisation - a course required for this major/specialisation
  • Required for Major/specialisation - a course required for this major/specialisation
  • Elective - an elective course from the course list, or as permitted by the program rules

Students commencing in Semester 2 (July intake)

The study planners provided outline the order of courses to be completed from semester 1 to semester 2. The planners identify semester offerings and in many instances, will be the same for students commencing the program from semester 2. You should check the course offerings to ensure that you are completing the courses in a way that ensures your progression in the program.

If the course sequencing in the planner does not work for you, please contact the School or book an appointment with an academic advisor to obtain individual advice.

Year 1

Semester 1 and Semester 2 course options
Semester 1 (February - June)Semester 2 (July - November)
BAdvSc(Hons) core courses - complete 6 units

SCIE1100 Advanced Theory and Practice in Science

 

STAT12011 Analysis of Scientific Data OR 

STAT1301 Advanced Analysis of Scientific Data ]

SCIE1200 Introduction to Science Research

Prerequisite courses for major - complete 4 units
[ MATH10511 Calculus & Linear Algebra I
OR
MATH1071 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I ]
[ MATH10521 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
OR
MATH1072 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations ]
Compulsory course for major - complete 2 units
MATH10612 Discrete MathematicsRefer to Semester 1 for compulsory course for major.
Elective courses - choose 4 units

2 units from program electives or general electives

Refer to BAdvSc(Hons) course list for course selection.

2 units from program electives or general electives

Refer to BAdvSc(Hons) course list for course selection.

Additional Information:

  1. Course offered in Semester 1, Semester 2 and Summer Semester. 
  2. Course offered in Semester 1 and Semester 2.

Year 2

Semester 1 and Semester 2 course options
Semester 1 (February - June)Semester 2 (July - November)
Compulsory courses for major - complete 6 units

MATH2301 Linear & Abstract Algebra & Number Theory

 

MATH2001Calculus & Linear Algebra II OR

MATH29011 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra II ] 

[ MATH2400 Mathematical Analysis   ORMATH2401 Mathematical Analysis & Advanced Topics 
Elective courses - choose 10 units

Program elective or general elective2

Refer to BAdvSc(Hons) course list for course selection.

Program elective or general elective2

Refer to BAdvSc(Hons) course list for course selection.

Additional Information:

  1. Course offered in Semester 1, Semester 2 and Summer Semester. 
  2. Number of electives in each semester is dependent on course selection for MATH2400 or MATH2401. Students must complete 8 units per semester. 

Year 3

Semester 1 and Semester 2 course options
Semester 1 (February - June)Semester 2 (July - November)
Compulsory courses for major - complete 4 units
MATH3303 Abstract Algebra & Number TheoryCompulsory courses for major available in Semester 1 only.

[ MATH3401 Complex Analysis OR

MATH3901 Advanced Complex Analysis ]

 
Elective courses for major - choose 4 units
MATH3202 Operations Research & Mathematical PlanningMATH3103 Algebraic Methods of Mathematical Physics
MATH3302 Coding & CryptographyMATH32051 Further Topics in Operations Research
MATH3402 Functional AnalysisMATH3306 Set Theory & Mathematical Logic
 MATH3404 Optimisation Theory
 MATH3405 Differential Geometry
Elective courses - choose 8 units

Program elective or general elective2

Refer to BAdvSc(Hons) course list for course selection.

Program elective or general elective2

Refer to BAdvSc(Hons) course list for course selection.

Additional Information:

  1. Course not available until 2022. Students needing to complete the course in 2021 should complete MATH4202 — Advanced Topics in Operations Research.
  2. Number of electives in each semester is dependent on course selection for Level 3 elective courses for major. Students must complete 8 units per semester.