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Mathematics (Applied)

Honours

The School of Mathematics and Statistics offers an honours program in applied mathematics for eligible students.

The main applied mathematics research areas covered in the honours year are Astrophysical and Geophysical Modelling, Financial Mathematics, Industrial Modelling, Mathematical Biosciences and Nonlinear Systems. 

About honours

In the applied mathematics honours program, you will undertake a major research project or essay in a specialised area of applied mathematics, under the direction of a supervisor who is expert in your selected topic and can guide you throughout your course.

You will submit a thesis embodying the results of your investigation, or an essay covering a classical problem of acknowledged importance and mathematical depth with you providing your own critical evaluation. You are also expected to undertake teh relevant coursework involving attendance at lectures or seminars.

Active research areas in applied mathematics include Astrophysical and Geophysical Modelling, Financial Mathematics, Industrial Modelling, Mathematical Biosciences and Nonlinear Systems.

Unit of study requirements for Honours in the area of Applied Mathematics: completion of 24 credit points of project work and 24 credit points of coursework. 

For further details about honours and who to contact for more information, please visit the Science honours page.

The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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