Postgraduate study in Mathematics

Postgraduate study opportunities in Mathematics

We offer a full range of postgraduate courses, and have research strength across the spectrum of Mathematics.

Postgraduate study in Mathematics provides you with advanced knowledge and problem solving skills, and opens up a number of career opportunities.

Department of Mathematics
 

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Mathematics

The BA(Hons) is a stand alone degree at postgraduate level. It may be taken after a completed BA and is awarded as a separate qualification. The BA(Hons) may be used as the entry qualification for the one year MA.

Admission requirements

A BA major in Mathematics including either (a) MATHS 332 and either MATHS 320 or 328, or (b) MATHS 340, 361 and 363.

Programme overview

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Required course of study

Consult the BA(Hons) schedule for the courses you may take and how to structure your study.

Master of Arts in Mathematics

Programme overview

Master of Arts

There are two separate MA options, depending on your entrance pathway.

120-point (one-year) MA

The 120-point MA requires one year of full-time study, with admission from a BA(Hons) or PGDipArts. The MA in Mathematics is available as a research masters.

Admission requirements

A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in Mathematics with an average grade of B or higher.

Required course of study

Consult the MA schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

240-point (two-year) MA

The 240-point MA requires two consecutive years of full-time study, with admission from a BA or approved equivalent qualification. The MA in Mathematics is available as a research masters.

Admission requirements

A BA with a major in Mathematics including either (a) MATHS 332 and either MATHS 320 or 328, or (b) MATHS 340, 361 and either MATHS 362 or 363. You must have an average grade of B or higher in at least 45 points above Stage II in the major.

To progress to the second year of the MA

In the first 120 points of MA enrolment, you must achieve:

  • An average grade of B, or
  • For a research masters, any grade specified for enrolment in a thesis or research portfolio.

If you do not achieve the required grade, enrolment for the MA cannot continue.

Required course of study

Consult the MA schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

Apply and enrol

To apply and enrol for postgraduate study, visit our page on how to apply.

Contact a Graduate Adviser

For more information on postgradute study in Mathematics, contact an Adviser.