The Honours plan that will augment our newly established Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences will be an elite, research-focused program for exceptional students who want to pursue
A career based in the quantitative modelling of the real world;
A research oriented career in government, commerce or industry;
Or postgraduate research leading to a higher degree.
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
This program is available for applications to commence from First Semester, 2017
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
Plan and engage in an independent and sustained critical investigation of a chosen research topic to generate new knowledge in an area of mathematics.
Systematically evaluate relevant theory and concepts in mathematics, relate these to appropriate methodologies and evidence, and draw appropriate conclusions.
Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analysing, proving, and explaining concepts from the chosen research area.
Communicate and explain complex concepts clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences.
An AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences degree, or equivalent, completed within the last two years:
with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of mathematics courses, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks.
Completion of at least eight 2000- and 3000-level courses in the subject area mathematics, with at least four 3000-level courses or equivalent
With the written approval of an identified supervisor for the research project
Academic Bonus points to do not apply to this program.
Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
48 units from completion of one of the following Honours specialisations:
Mathematical Applications and Computations