Current Undergraduates

Math Curriculum for students admitted in AY2008/2009

Summary
Courses     AU
Sem
MAS Core Courses for all tracks
31 AU
 
MAS Core Courses for a specific track (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics)
11 AU
 
MAS Prescribed Electives for a specific track, including project (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics)
30 AU
At least 18 AU at level 4
A grade of A- or better in the Final Year Project (MAS 491, 8 AU) is compulsory for the award of First Class Honours
GER Core Courses
GER Elective Courses
12 AU
15 AU
 
Unrestricted Electives
45 AU
 
 Total
144 AU
 

Year 1 (min 36 AU)
Courses
AU
Sem
MAS 110 - Introduction to Scientific Programming    3 AU
1
MAS 111 - Foundations of Mathematics    3 AU
1
MAS 112 - Calculus I    3 AU
1
MAS 113 - Calculus II    3 AU
2
MAS 114 - Linear Algebra I    4 AU
2
MAS 214 - Basic Discrete Mathematics and Number Theory    3 AU
2
HW 111A - Mastering Communication    3 AU
2
GER PE/unrestricted electives     As required  
HW 001 - English Proficiency

Note: HW 001 must be taken by students who have neither been exempted nor passed the Qualifying English Test. When such a case arises, students may take HW102A after HW 001 is taken. HW 102A is offered by School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  0 AU  

Year 2 (min 36 AU)
Courses     AU Sem
MAS 211 - Calculus III    3 AU
1
MAS 212 - Calculus IV    3 AU
2
MAS 213 - Linear Algebra II    4 AU
1
MAS 215 -Probability & Statistics I    4 AU
1
MAS 313/314/315 - One core Course of a specific track
(Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics)
   3-4 AU
HW 102A - The Art of Academic Writing    3 AU
2
MPS 811 - Defence Science    3 AU
2
MPS 812 - Entrepreneurship    3 AU
2
GER PE/unrestricted electives
As required
 

Year 3 (min 36 AU)
Courses
AU
MAS 3xx - Two core Courses of a specific track
7-8 AU
MAS 3xx/4xx - Prescribed electives of a specific track
(Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics)
As required
GER PE/unrestricted electives
As required
Note: Core Courses of a specific track have a total of 11 AU.  

Year 4 (min 36 AU)
Courses
AU
Prescribed Electives of a specific track
(Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics)
As required
GER PE/unrestricted electives
As required
Note: A grade of A- or better in the Final Year Project (MAS 491, 8 AU) is compulsory for the award of of First Class Honours.  

Track in Pure Mathematics
Courses
AU
Core Courses
MAS 311 - Real Analysis I
MAS 312 - Complex Analysis
MAS 313 - Abstract Algebra I

4 AU
4 AU
3 AU
Prescribed Electives: students are to choose at least 3 Lists and at least 2 Courses from each chosen group (except for List P5 where only 1 Course may be taken)  
List P1
MAS 323 - Number Theory
MAS 425 - Abstract Algebra II
MAS 426 - Galois Theory
MAS 427 - Set Theory and Logic
CSC 412 - Formal Languages, Automata, and Computability


4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List P2
MAS 321 - Ordinary Differential Equations
MAS 421 - Real Analysis II
MAS 422 - Real Analysis III
MAS 423 - Partial Differential Equations

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List P3
MAS 324 - Graph Theory
MAS 431 - Combinatorics
MAS 432 - Coding Theory
MAS 433 - Cryptography
MAS 434 - Topics in Mathematics of Information and Communication

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List P4
MAS 436 - Topology
MAS 437 - Algebraic Topology
MAS 438 - Differential Geometry


4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List P5
MAS 491 - Final Year Project
MAS 492 - Industrial Internship

8 AU
8 AU
Note: The remaining AU of the total requirement of 30 AU for prescribed electives may be fulfilled through any MAS 3xx or MAS 4xx Courses.  

Track in Applied Mathematics
Courses
AU
SEM
Core Courses
MAS 311 - Real Analysis I
MAS 312 - Complex Analysis
MAS 314 - Numerical Analysis I

4 AU
3 AU
4 AU

1
1
2
Prescribed Electives: students are to choose at least 3 groups (of which at least one is either A1/A2) and at least 2 Courses from each chosen group (except for A7 electives where only 1 Course can be taken)    
List A1
MAS 321 - Ordinary Differential Equations
MAS 423 - Partial Differential Equations
MAS 441 - Numerical Analysis II
MAS 443 - Topics in Scientific Computing


4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU


1
2
2
1
List A2
MAS 432 - Coding Theory
MAS 433 - Cryptography
MAS 434 - Topics in Mathematics of Information and Communication
CSC 409 - Cryptography and Network Security


4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU

2
1
2
-
List A3
MAS 371 - Mathematical Foundations of Game Theory
MAS 326 - Basic Optimization
MAS 445 - Deterministic Methods in OR
MAS 446 - Probabilistic Methods in OR
MAS 447 - Logistics and Supply Chain Management
MAS 471 - Computational Economics

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU

2
2
2
1
2
1
List A4
MAS 324 - Graph Theory
CSC 202 - Algorithms
CSC 401 - Advanced Algorithms
CSC 422 - Neural Networks

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU


2



List A5
MAS 442 - Mathematical Tools of Image and Signal Processing
CSC 414 - Geometric Modeling
CSC 417 - Introductory Bioinformatics
EE 4476 - Image Processing

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
3 AU


2



List A6
PAP 352 - Chaotic Dynamical Systems
PAP 353 - Fluid Mechanics
PAP 452 - Atmospheric Physics
PAP 454 - Quantum Theory


4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU






List A7
MAS 491 - Final Year Project
MAS 492 - Industrial Internship


8 AU
8 AU

1,2
1,2,intersem
Note: The remaining AU of the total requirement of 30 AU for prescribed electives may be fulfilled through any MAS 3xx or MAS 4xx Courses.    

Track in Statistics
Courses
AU
SEM
Core Courses
MAS 315 - Probability & Statistics II
MAS 316 - Regression Analysis
MAS 317 - Data Analysis with Computer


4 AU
4 AU
3 AU

2
1
2
Prescribed Electives: students are to choose at least 6 Courses from the following groups (or 5 Courses if S3 electives is included), including at least 2 Courses from S1 electives    
List S1
MAS 328 - Stochastic Processes
MAS 451 - Time Series Analysis
MAS 452 - Multivariate Analysis

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU

1
2
2
List S2
MAS 371 - Mathematical Foundations of Game Theory
MAS 446 - Probabilistic Methods in OR
MAS 453 - Data Mining
MAS 454 - Sampling & Survey
MAS 455 - Clinical Trials
MAS 456 - Survival Analysis
MAS 471 - Computational Economics
BA 218 – Mathematics of Finance
BA 322 – Actuarial Statistics
CSC 417 - Introductory Bioinformatics
HE 322 – Econometric Modeling and Forecasting
HE 421 – Advanced Econometrics


4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
3 AU
3 AU

2
1
1
1
2
1
1






List S3
MAS 491 - Final Year Project
MAS 492 - Industrial Internship
8 AU
8 AU

1,2
1,2,intersem


The remaining AU of the total requirement of 30 AU for prescribed electives may be fulfilled through any MAS 3xx or MAS 4xx Courses.
   

Prescribed Electives that are available to all tracks
Courses
AU
Sem
MAS 331 - Undergraduate Research Experience in Mathematical Sciences I
MAS 332 - Undergraduate Research Experience in Mathematical Sciences II
MAS 461 - Special Topics in Mathematics
MAS 462 - Special Topics in Applied Mathematics
MAS 463 - Special Topics in Statistics
MAS 464 - Supervised Independent Study I
MAS 465 - Supervised Independent Study II
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
Sp Ses
Sp Ses
2
2
2
1
2

Courses offered as Unrestricted Electives to MAS students
Courses
AU
Sem
MAS 911 - Advanced Investigations in Calculus I
MAS 912 - Advanced Investigations in Calculus II
MAS 913 - Advanced Investigations in Linear Algebra I
MAS 921 - Advanced Investigations in Calculus III
MAS 922 - Advanced Investigations in Linear Algebra II
MAS 923 - Advanced Investigations in Discrete Mathematics and Number Theory
1 AU
1 AU
1 AU
1 AU
1 AU
1 AU
1
2
2
1
1
2