The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
95.00
98.35 (Median SR)
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

483205
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
Fees

AUD34,595 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 40212
CRICOS code: 0100472

Program handbook

Description

The University of Newcastle's Bachelor of Mathematics (Advanced) is for those who are passionate about mathematics and who are inspired to reach the cutting edge of mathematics. You will learn from leading mathematical researchers who will guide you through a tailored program, specifically designed to give you the skills that employers are seeking. You’ll be able to follow your passions, and customise your study with a wide range of disciplinary choices. Our guidance and mentoring give you the confidence to know you’re heading where you want to with your career in mathematics. You’ll begin the important process of establishing the professional networks that will be critical throughout your career. You’ll have authentic opportunities to work with industry and in research whilst you study and will be prepared to pursue higher degree and research opportunities, including internationally. By the time you finish your studies, you will have the practical skills to apply mathematics to make a difference in the world and contribute to expanding the boundaries of mathematics itself.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Proficiency: You will be a practitioner who has the ability to apply your learning and skills to create new understandings of the world and real world issues that lay at the intersection of many traditional and emerging mathematical disciplines.
  • Experience: You will be able to formulate, validate, adapt, apply and respond to a range of mathematical scenarios, questions, case studies and models.
  • Tenacity: You will be a problem solver and an innovator who can identify, draw upon and manage resources to take a project from concept to completion.
  • Perception: You will be a critical thinker who has keen insight and a broad perspective of the world to find mathematical solutions to complex problems.
  • Responsiveness: You will be a person who has the flexibility to work in many different environments, to harness collective knowledge within local and global professional networks, to communicate effectively, to work with people and have an appreciation of others.
  • Integrity: You will be a professional who can apply your skills and knowledge of mathematics to the highest ethical standards responsibly and honestly.

Details

Information correct as at1 Jun 2020 12:14 am
Program code40212
AQF level

Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 3 years full-time.
Selection Rank
LocationSelection RankMedian
Callaghan Campus95.0098.35

This program is new for 2020, there is currently no commencing student profile available.

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Assumed knowledgeHSC Mathematics Advanced or higher
Recommended studiesHSC Mathematics Extension 1 and/or Extension 2
Term typeSemesters
Fees
  • International students - AUD34,595 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
    Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Science
Contributing schools
  1. School of Engineering
  2. School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
  3. School of Environmental and Life Sciences
  4. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code0100472

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and International students. Admission information for Australian students and residents is available online here. Admission information for International students can be found here. During the admission process adjustment factors may be applied to your Selection Rank. Please visit our website to see if you are eligible. 

    Minimum English language proficiency requirements

    All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


    Credit transfer

    If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website for more information on applying for credit.


    Academic requirements for program completion

    Total units required

    240 units

    Program duration

    3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

    International students studying this program on campus are required to enrol full time to comply with their student visa requirements and complete their study in the standard minimum program duration. International students requiring enrolment advice should review the program plan corresponding to the semester and year of commencement and can contact their Program Advisor at ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au

    Program requirements

    The Bachelor of Mathemartics (Advanced) requires the successful completion of exactly 240 units. Students must complete:

    70 units of core 

    60 units of directed courses* (including up to 20 units of electives** and a 10 unit directed programming course)

    60 unit major (options are the same as those listed in B Mathematics)

    50 units of electives**

    * Students choose their MATH Directed courses based on previous mathematical background. See the Enrolling in mathematics - Maths placement test section of this page. Students choose their Advanced Directed courses based on previous study. Students who transition into the program having completed SCIE2002 must complete the Transition Pathway. 

    ** Electives can include suggested Elective pathways or any unrestricted courses offered within the university. Students with sufficent room in their program can use their Electives to complete a second major, however, double majors can only be taken in combination with the Applied Mathematics, the Pure Mathematics and the Statistics majors. 

     

    Please note: Students must only complete courses that form part of the program. Students may complete no more than 100 units at 1000 (first year) level.

     

    Please refer to the Bachelor of Mathematics Program Handbook for the requirements for each major.


    Program plans

    Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.


    Program structure

    Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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    - Core Courses

    Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MATH1003Advanced Mathematical Thinking
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH1800Mathematical Modelling
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH2310Calculus of Science and Engineering
    • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH2320Linear Algebra
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    STAT2010Fundamentals of Statistics
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    SCIE3003AAdvanced Transdisciplinary Capstone: Planning and ImplementingNot currently offered10 units
    SCIE3003BAdvanced Transdisciplinary Capstone: Implementing and CommunicatingNot currently offered10 units

    Mathematics Directed Course Pathway

    - Standard Pathway

    To fulfil the requirements of this option complete the 20 units below plus a 10 unit elective.

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MATH1210Mathematical Discovery 1
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH1220Mathematical Discovery 2
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    - Alternate Pathway

    To fulfil the requirements of this option complete the 30 units below.

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MATH1110Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 1
    • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH1120Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 2
    • Summer 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH2340Linearity and Continuity
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Advanced Course Pathway

    Standard Pathway

    To fulfil the requirements of this option complete SCIE2003 and a 10 unit Elective.

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    SCIE2003Advanced Interdisciplinary Challenges
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    Transition Pathway

    To fulfil the requirements of this option complete the 20 units below.

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    SCIE2002Interdisciplinary Challenges
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    SCIE2004Advanced Case Studies
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Programming Directed Courses

    Choose 10 units from the following Programming Directed courses.

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENGG1003Introduction to Procedural Programming
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
    • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
    10 units
    INFT1004Introduction to Programming
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
    • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
    10 units
    SENG1110Object Oriented Programming
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Suggested electives

    Honours

    An Honours year is available to students as a separate program in the form of an additional year to those who meet the entry requirements. Please refer to the BMath(Hons) program handbook for information about admission requirements for all disciplines.


    Additional information

    Additional Information (Prospective Students)

    All students can access free academic skills and support provided by Academic Learning Support through the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


    International students

    All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


    Additional support

    AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program, contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

    Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online.