Current Undergraduates

Math Curriculum for students admitted in AY2010/2011

Summary
Courses     AU
Sem
MAS Core Courses for all tracks
48 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)
25 AU
At least 18 AU at level 4
A grade of A- or better in the Final Year Project (MTH 491, 8 AU) is compulsory for the award of First Class Honours
GER Core Courses
GER Elective Courses
12 AU
15 AU
 
Unrestricted Electives
33 AU
 
 Total
144 AU
 

 

Year 1 (min 36 AU)
Courses
AU
Sem
MTH 110 - Introduction to Scientific Programming    3 AU 1
MTH 111 - Foundations of Mathematics    4 AU 1
MTH 112 - Calculus I    4 AU 1
MTH 114 - Linear Algebra I    4 AU 1
MTH 113 - Calculus II    4 AU 2
MTH 115 - Linear Algebra II    4 AU 2
MTH 116 - Discrete Mathematics    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 2

Year 2 (min 36 AU)
Courses     AU Sem
MTH 211 - Calculus III    4 AU 1
MTH 212 - Groups and Symmetries    3 AU 1
MTH 213 - Experimental Mathematics    3 AU 1
MTH 214 - Probability and Introduction to Statistics    4 AU 1
MTH 311 - Real Analysis I    4 AU 2
MTH 316 - Ordinary Differential Equations    4 AU 2
One core Course of a specific track (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics)
  3-4 AU
 
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
MTH 3xx - Two core Courses of a specific track
7-8 AU
MTH 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 (MTH 491, 8 AU) is compulsory for the award of of First Class Honours.  

Track in Pure Mathematics
Courses
AU
Core Courses
MTH 312 - Complex Analysis
MTH 313 - Knots and Surfaces: Introduction to Topology
MTH 321 - 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 P4 where only 1 Course may be taken)  
List P1
MTH 411 - Real Analysis II
MTH 412 - Algebraic Topology
MTH 413 - Differential Geometry
MAS 710 - Continuous Methods

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List P2
MTH 322 - Number Theory
MTH 422 - Abstract Algebra II
MTH 424 - Set Theory and Logic
CSC 412 - Formal Languages, Automata, and Computability

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List P3
MTH 426 - Coding Theory
MTH 427 - Cryptography
MTH 431 - Combinatorics
MAS 711 - Discrete Methods
MAS 714 - Algorithms and Theory of Computing
MH 3400 - Algorithms for the Real World

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List P4
MTH 491 - Final Year Project
MTH 492 - Industrial Internship

8 AU
8 AU
Note: The courses MTH 371, MTH 372, MTH 474 and MTH 475 can be counted towards any of the Lists P1 - P3, subject to the approval of the division. The remaining AU of the total requirement of 25 AU for prescribed electives may be fulfilled through any MTH 3xx, MTH 4xx, and MAS 71x Courses.  

Track in Applied Mathematics
Courses
AU
Core Courses
MTH 312 - Complex Analysis
MTH 317 - Numerical Analysis I
MTH 336 - Basic Optimization

4 AU
3 AU
4 AU
Prescribed Electives: students are to choose at least 3 Lists and at least 2 Courses from each chosen list (except for A5 where only 1 Course can be taken)  
List A1
MTH 416 - Partial Differential Equations
MTH 417 - Numerical Analysis II
MTH 418 - Mathematics Modelling in Imaging, Vision and Graphics
MTH 419 - Mathematics in Biology and Medicine
MAS 710 - Continuous Methods
MP4 A07 - Finite Element Method for Engineering Applications
CSC417 - Introductory Bioinformatics
EE 4476 - Image Processing

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
3 AU
4 AU
4 AU
3 AU
List A2
MTH 426 - Coding Theory
MTH 427 - Cryptography
MTH 431 - Combinatorics
MAS 711 - Discrete Methods
CSC 422 - Neural Networks

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List A3
MTH 361 - Mathematical Foundations of Game Theory
MTH 436 - Mathematical Programming
MTH 437 - Probabilistic Methods in OR
MAS 714 - Algorithms and Theory of Computing
CSC 202 - Algorithms
CSC 401 - Advanced Algorithms
MH 3400 - Algorithms for the Real World
MH 3513 - Financial Mathematics
MH 4320 - Computational Economics
MH 3512 - Stochastic Processes

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List A4
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 A5
MTH 491 - Final Year Project
MTH 492 - Industrial Internship
8 AU
8 AU
Note: The courses MTH 371, MTH 372, MTH 474 and MTH 475 can be counted towards any of the Lists A1 - A4, subject to the approval of the division. The remaining AU of the total requirement of 25 AU for prescribed electives may be fulfilled through any MTH 3xx, MTH 4xx, and MAS 71x Courses.  

Track in Statistics
Courses
AU
Core Courses
MTH 351 - Statistics
MTH 352 - Regression Analysis
MTH 353 - Data Analysis with Computer

4 AU
4 AU
3 AU
Prescribed Electives: students are to choose at least 6 Courses from the following groups (or 5 Courses if List S3 is included), including at least 2 Courses from List S1 and 2 Courses from List S2.  
List S1
MTH 354 - Stochastic Processes
MTH 451 - Time Series Analysis
MTH 452 - Multivariate Analysis
MAS 713 - Mathematical Statistics

4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
4 AU
List S2
MTH 419 - Mathematical in Biology and Medicine
MTH 453 - Data Mining
MTH 454 - Sampling & Survey
MTH 455 - Clinical Trials
MTH 456 - Survival Analysis
BA 218 – Mathematics of Finance
BA 322 – Actuarial Statistics
CSC 417 - Introductory Bioinformatics
HE 322 – Econometric Modeling and Forecasting
HE 421 – Advanced Econometrics
MH 3513 - Financial Mathematics
MTH 336 - Basic Optimization
MTH 361 - Mathematical Foundations of Game Theory
MTH 436 - Mathematical Programming
MTH 437 - Probabilistic Methods in OR
MTH 461 - Computational Economics
MAS 714 - Algorithms and Theory of Computing
MH 3400 - Algorithms for the Real World



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

List S3
MTH 491 - Final Year Project
MTH 492 - Industrial Internship

8 AU
8 AU
Note: The courses MTH 371, MTH 372, MTH 474 and MTH 475 can be counted towards any of the Lists S1 - S3, subject to the approval of the division. The remaining AU of the total requirement of 25 AU for prescribed electives may be fulfilled through any MTH 3xx, MTH 4xx and MAS 71x Courses.  

Prescribed Electives that are available to all tracks
Courses
AU
Sem
MTH 371 - Undergraduate Research Experience in Mathematical Sciences I
MTH 372 - Undergraduate Research Experience in Mathematical Sciences II
MTH 471 - Special Topics in Mathematics
MTH 472 - Special Topics in Applied Mathematics
MTH 473 - Special Topics in Statistics
MTH 474 - Supervised Independent Study I
MTH 475 - 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
MTH 911 - Advanced Investigations in Calculus I
MTH 912 - Advanced Investigations in Calculus II
MTH 913 - Advanced Investigations in Linear Algebra I
MTH 914 - Advanced Investigations in Linear Algebra II
MTH 915 - Advanced Investigations in Discrete Mathematics
MTH 921 - Advanced Investigations in Calculus III
MTH 941 - Mathematical Problem-Solving
1 AU
1 AU
1 AU
1 AU
1 AU
1 AU
2 AU
1
2
1
2
2
1
2