James Cook University

Bachelor of Advanced Science in Mathematics

James Cook University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 092515M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Pursue excellence with JCU’s Bachelor of Advanced Science program. Learn from world-renowned lecturers, meet experts in their field and conduct hands-on research in North Queensland’s unique tropical environment.

Develop your passion for discovery and choose from nine different majors. You will also choose from a set of core advanced skill subjects to develop analytical and modelling skills that are highly sought-after by future employers.

Apply your skills and knowledge to real-world research projects and have the opportunity to be published in international scientific journals. Go on overseas exchange programs and study natural environments in other parts of the world. Use your degree as a pathway to other health professions or higher research.

Become a science and research leader. JCU Advanced Science graduates are elite, innovative professionals who are equipped for the future.

Honours

An Honours degree is an additional one-year study program (full-time or equivalent) that includes the development of a personal research project and thesis. The three-year Bachelor of Advanced Science is ideal preparation for the rigours of an Honours year, and Advanced Science students are encouraged to consider this option. Honours is especially recommended for students who wish to pursue a career with significant involvement in scientific research. An Honours degree is usually essential for entry to research higher degrees.

Mathematics

Develop highly sought after problem-solving, analytical and quantitative reasoning skills. You will gain a thorough understanding of various mathematical techniques, data analysis, and multivariate statistical methods.

JCU graduates have the skills to formulate mathematical models, illustrating science and engineering problems, and use various techniques to help find solutions.

Major Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

Level 1

PH1005:03 Advanced Stream Physics 1

PH1007:03 Advanced Stream Physics 2

Level 2

MA2000:03 Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers

MA2211:03 Discrete Mathematics

MA2210:03 Linear Algebra

Level 3

MA3210:03 Probability and Stochastic Processes

MA3211:03 Mathematical Modelling and Differential Equations

MA3212:03 Optimisation and Operations Research

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,680 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,680 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Course Pre-requisites: Required: English (4,SA); Maths B (4,SA). Recommended Study: At least one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths C

IELTS - 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 74 (no component less than 18); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia