Combined Bachelor of Science (Major/Minor) [Mathematics Major]

Entry Requirements

Admission to the Mathematics Programmes shall be as specified in Faculty of Science Regulation 23.21.
The entry requirement for Single Major and Major/Minor (with Mathematics Major) at level 300 shall be a GPA of 3.0 in the Mathematics courses at levels 100 and 200 subject to approval by the Head of the Department.

Level 100

Semester 1

MAT111 Introductory Mathematics I (4, Pre-req. O-Level Credit in Mathematics)

Semester 2

MAT122 Introductory Mathematics II (4, Pre-req. Taken MAT111)

Level 200

Semester 3

In Semester 3, the Combined Major/Minor Programme shall consist of 6 credits of core courses and 3 credits from optional courses.

Core Courses

MAT211 Introductory Set and Number Theory (3, Pre-req. MAT111, A-Level Maths. or equivalent)
MAT221 Calculus I (3, Pre-req. MAT122, A-Level Maths. or equivalent)

Optional Courses

MAT244 Numerical Methods I (3, Pre-req. MAT122)
MAT251 Vectors and Introductory Mechanics (3, Pre-req. MAT122)
MAT271 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (3, Pre-req. MAT122)

Semester 4

In Semester 4 the Combined Major/Minor Programme shall consist of 6 credits of core courses and 3 credits from optional courses.

Core Courses

MAT212 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3, Pre-req. MAT111, A-Level Maths. or equivalent)
MAT222 Calculus II (3, Pre-req. MAT221)

Optional Courses

MAT214 Discrete Mathematics (3, Pre-req. MAT111)
MAT242 Computing(3, Pre-req. GEC121 and GEC122)
MAT252 Newtonian Mechanics (3, Pre-req. MAT251)

Level 300

Semester 5

In Semester 5, the Combined Major/Minor Programme shall consist of 6 credits of core courses. Additional minimum 6 credits should be taken from optional courses.

Core Courses

MAT311 Abstract Algebra I (3, Pre-req. MAT211)
MAT321 Real Analysis I (3, Pre-req. MAT222)

Optional Courses

MAT251 Vectors and Introductory Mechanics (3, Pre-req. MAT122)
MAT271 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (3, Pre-req. MAT122)
MAT323 Vector Calculus (3, Pre-req. MAT222)
MAT344 Numerical Methods for Linear Algebra (3, Pre-eq. MAT212)
MAT361 Mathematical Programming and Game Theory (3, Pre-req. MAT221 and MAT222)
MAT371 Mathematical Statistics I (3, Pre-req. MAT271)

Semester 6

In Semester 6, the Combined Major/ Minor Programme shall consist of 3 credits of core courses. Additional minimum 6 credits should be taken from optional courses.

Core Courses

MAT324 Differential Equations (3, Pre-req. MAT222 or MAT382)

Optional Courses

MAT312 Abstract Algebra II (3, Pre-req. MAT311)
MAT322 Real Analysis II (3, Pre-req. MAT321)
MAT346 Numerical Methods II (3, Pre-req. MAT244 or MAT344)
MAT348 Introduction to Computational Mathematics (3, Pre-req. MAT242 and MAT344)
MAT352 Dynamics I (3, Pre-req. MAT252)
MAT372 Mathematical Statistics II (3, Pre-req. MAT371)

Level 400

Semester 7

In Semester 7, the Combined Major/Minor Programme shall consist of 4 credits of core courses. Additional minimum 6 credits should be taken from optional courses.

Core Courses

MAT401 Introduction to Mathematical Writing (1)
MAT421 Functions of a Complex Variable (3, Pre-req. MAT321)

Optional Courses

MAT411 Linear Algebra (3, Pre-req. MAT212)
MAT423 Mathematical Methods (3, Pre-req. MAT324)
MAT425 Measure Theory (3, Pre-req. MAT322)
MAT431 General Topology (3, Pre-req. MAT322)
MAT451 Dynamics II (3, Pre-req. MAT352)
MAT461 Optimisation and Control Theory (3, Pre-req. MAT324)
MAT471 Multivariate Statistics (3, Pre-req. MAT372

Semester 8

In Semester 8, the Combined Major/Minor Programme shall consist of 3 credits of core course 9 credits of optional courses.

Core course

MAT406 Project (3, Pre-req. MAT401)

Optional Courses

MAT402 History of Mathematics (3, Pre-req. MAT122)
MAT412 Number Theory (3, Pre-req. MAT311)
MAT414 Combinatorics and Graph Theory (3, Pre-req. MAT211)
MAT416 Abstract Algebra III (3, Pre-req. MAT312)
MAT422 Functional Analysis (3, Pre-req. MAT322)
MAT424 Dynamical Systems (3, Pre-req. MAT324)
MAT426 Partial Differential Equations (3, Pre-req. MAT423)
MAT428 Introduction to Probability Theory (3, Pre-req. MAT425)
MAT432 Algebraic Topology (3, Pre-req. MAT431)
MAT454 Introduction to Fluid Dynamics (3, Pre-req. MAT323)
MAT464 Introduction to Mathematical Modelling Applied to Life Sciences (3, Pre-req. MAT324)
MAT472 Linear Models (3, Pre-req. MAT471)
MAT474 Stochastic Processes (3, Pre-req. MAT371)
MAT478 Introduction to Statistical Analysis