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BA(Hons) Arts(Honours)(Mathematics)

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
27824 AUD
National
6688 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

The BA (honours) degree develops core skills and knowledge in theory and research in the humanities and social sciences. The program is based on a combination of coursework and a research project in the chosen field of study. Its objective is to produce graduates who will be able to think clearly, flexibly and critically, and be able to weigh up evidence and arguments and make rational choices. Graduates should be able to express themselves effectively, both orally and in writing; be able to work cooperatively in a team; and be able to demonstrate a depth of understanding in one or more fields of knowledge. The Honours Program also prepares students for further study at the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) level.

An Honours year in Mathematics focuses on developing and consolidating the knowledge and skills acquired during undergraduate study, with particular emphasis on utilising those skills in a sustained and purposeful way by conducting independent research. Apart from content knowledge, employers and professionals value both the reliability and capacity for independent work, and the skill at writing substantial reports which are demonstrated by successful completion of Honours.

Many employers, especially in large organisations, value the skills an Arts (Honours) degree provides and will specify an honours degree as desirable in their selection criteria. Apart from content knowledge, employers and professionals value both the reliability and capacity for independent work, and the skill at writing substantial reports which are demonstrated by successful completion of Honours. In the face of unprecedented change and uncertainty at both a local and global level, organisations are seeking graduates who can think critically and react positively to these changes. Students with a BA (Honours) are in the ideal position to meet this challenge with their ability to think independently, reason logically, and communicate clearly.

Professional memberships:

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Psychological Society

Accreditation body:

  • Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

  •  For Australian students:Completion of the BA Pass degree or equivalent, with a GPA of 5 (or higher amount set by the Head of School) in a relevant major or extended major or the relevant honours entry courses.
  •  For International students:

          1) Completion of the BA Pass degree or equivalent, with a GPA of 5 (or higher amount set by the Head of School) in a relevant major or extended major or the relevant                      honours entry courses.

          2)At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.

               Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

     Course Code         Course Title

  • [MATH6010 Mathematics Honours Research Project     ( or)
  • [MATH6020 Mathematics Honours Research Project     (or)
  • [MATH6030 Mathematics Honours Research Project
  • MATH3103 Algebraic Methods of Mathematical Physics
  • MATH3306 Set Theory & Mathematical Logic
  • MATH4090 Computation in Financial Mathematics
  • MATH4091 Financial Calculus
  • MATH4104 Advanced Hamiltonian Dynamics & Chaos
  • MATH4105 General Relativity
  • MATH4106 Advanced Mathematical Methods & Models A
  • MATH4107 Advanced Mathematical Methods & Models B
  • MATH4201 Applications of Scientific Computing
  • MATH4202 Advanced Topics in Operations Research
  • MATH4206 Issues in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
  • MATH4301 Advanced Algebra
  • MATH4302 Combinatorial Designs
  • MATH4303 Advanced Combinatorics
  • MATH4304 Number Theory
  • MATH4402 Ordinary Differential Equations III/IVH
  • MATH4403 Partial Differential Equations III/IVH
  • MATH4404 Functional Analysis III/IVH
  • MATH4405 Measure Theory
  • MATH4406 Control Theory III/IVH
  • MATH6006 Special Topics A
  • MATH6007 Special Topics B
  • STAT4401 Advanced Statistics I
  • STAT4402 Advanced Statistics II
  • STAT4403 Advanced Probability & Stochastic Processes I
  • STAT4404 Advanced Probability & Stochastic Processes II

 

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

 

 

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