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 course for major - complete 2 units
[ MATH10511 Calculus & Linear Algebra I
OR
MATH1071 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I ]
Refer to Semester 1 for prerequisite course for major. 
Compulsory course for major - complete 2 units
Refer to Semester 2 for compulsory course for major.[ MATH10521 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
OR
MATH1072 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations ]
Elective courses - choose 6 units

4 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. 

Year 2

Semester 1 and Semester 2 course options
Semester 1 (February - June)Semester 2 (July - November)
Compulsory courses for major - complete 6 units
STAT2003 Mathematical Probability

[ STAT2004 Statistical Modelling & Analysis OR

STAT2904 Advanced Statistical Modelling & Analysis ]

 

MATH2001Calculus & Linear Algebra II OR

MATH29011 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra II ] 

Elective courses - choose 10 units

6 units from program electives or general electives

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

4 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. 

Year 3

Semester 1 and Semester 2 course options
Semester 1 (February - June)Semester 2 (July - November)
Compulsory courses for major - complete 8 units

[ STAT3001 Mathematical Statistics OR

STAT3901 Advanced Mathematical Statistics ]

STAT3006 Statistical Learning

 

STAT3004 Probability Models & Stochastic ProcessesSTAT3500 Problems & Applications in Modern Statistics
Elective courses - choose 8 units

4 units from program electives or general electives

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

4 units from program electives or general electives

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