Bachelor of Science/ Master of Mathematical Sciences
Sample Pathway
Requirements:
 216 cp total
 12 cp of mathematics degree core units of study
 6 additional cp of Science core units of study (excluding units listed as mathematics degree core)
 66 cp of the Mathematical Sciences program
 a minor (36 cp) or second major (48 cp) from Table A or Table S
 12 cp of Open Learning Environment units
 72 cp of additional units to qualify for the award of the Master of Mathematical Sciences
 and where appropriate, elective units from Table A, Table S or Table O.
General Pathway
Note that other arrangements are also possible.

Semester 
Unit of study 1 
Unit of study 2 
Unit of study 3 
Unit of study 4 
Total 

Year 1 
1 
Mathematics Program/Degree Core 1XXX 
Mathematics Program/Degree Core 1XXX 
Mathematics Program Core/Nonmathematics degree core 1XXX 
Minor 1XXX 

6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

2 
Mathematics Program Major 1XXX 
Mathematics Program Major 1XXX 
Minor 1XXX 
Science Core 


6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

Year 2 
1 
Mathematics Program Major 2XXX 
Mathematics Program Major 2XXX 
Minor 2XXX 
OLE 

6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

2 
Mathematics Program Major 2XXX 
Mathematics Program Selective 2XXX 
Minor 2XXX 
OLE 


6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

Year 3 
1 
Mathematics Program Major 3XXX 
Mathematics Program Major 3XXX 
Minor 3XXX 
Elective 3XXX 

6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

2 
Mathematics Program Major 3XXX 
Mathematics Program Selective 3XXX 
Minor 3XXX 
Elective 3XXX 


6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

Year 4

1 
Masters Coursework 3XXX/4XXX/5XXX 
Masters 4XXX/5XXX 
Masters Coursework 4XXX/5XXX 
Masters Coursework 4XXX/5XXX 

6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

2 
Masters Coursework 3XXX/4XXX/5XXX 
Masters 4XXX/5XXX 
Masters Coursework 4XXX/5XXX 
Masters Coursework 4XXX/5XXX 


6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

Year 5  1 
Masters 5XXX 
Masters Project 5XXX 
Masters Project 5XXX 
Masters 5XXX 

6  6  6  6  24  
Total credit points: 
216 
Example pathway  Mathematical Sciences program (embedded Data Science Major) with Physics Major and Dalyell Scholar
Note that other arrangements are also possible.

Semester 
Unit of study 1 
Unit of study 2 
Unit of study 3 
Unit of study 4 
Unit of study 5 
Total 

Year 1 
1 
Mathematics Program/Degree Core MATH1921 Calculus of One Variable (Advanced)* 
Data Science Major/Degree Core MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced)* 
Dalyell unit SCDL1991 Science Dalyell Showcase# 
Physics Major PHYS1001 Physics 1 (Regular) 
Nonmathematics degree core/Data Science Major DATA1002 Informatics: Data and Computation^ 

3 
3 
6 
6 
6 
24 

2 
Mathematics Program/Degree Core MATH1923 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Adv)* 
Data Science Major/Degree Core MATH1905 Statistical Thinking with Data (Advanced)* 
Elective BIOL1006 Life and Evolution**

Physics Major PHYS1003 Physics 1 (Technological) 
OLE units OLET1616 The Science of Health and Wellbeing AND OLET1632 Shark Bites and Other Data Stories AND OLET1605 Communication in STEM 


3 
3 
6 
6 
6 
24 

Year 2 
1 
Data Science Major DATA2001 Data Science: Big Data and Data Diversity 
Data Science Major COMP2823 Data Structures and Algorithms (Adv) 
Physics Major PHYS2011 Physics 2A 
Elective MATH2921 Vector Calculus and Differential Eqs (Adv) 


6 
6 
6 
6 

24 

2 
Data Science Major DATA2902 Data Analytics: Learning from Data (Adv) 
Mathematics Program Selective MATH2922 Linear and Abstract Algebra (Advanced) 
Physics Major PHYS2012 Physics 2B 
Dalyell unit SCDL2991 Leadership in STEMM# 



6 
6 
6 
6 

24 

Year 3 
1 
Data Science Major DATA3888 Data Science Capstone 
Data Science Major DATA3404 Data Science Platforms 
Physics Major PHYS3034 Quantum, Statistical and Comp Physics 
Physics Major PHYS3036 Condensed Matter and Particle Physics 


6 
6 
6 
6 

24 

2 
Data Science Major SCPU3001 Science Interdisciplinary Project 
Mathematics Program Selective MATH3061 Geometry and Topology 
Physics Major PHYS3035 Electrodynamics and Optics 
Physics Major PHYS3888 Physics Interdisciplinary Project 



6 
6 
6 
6 

24 

Year 4

1 
Masters Coursework MATH4061 Metric Spaces 
Masters MATH4071 Convex Analysis and Optimal Control 
Masters Coursework MATH4062 Rings, Fields and Galois Theory 
Masters Coursework MATH4074 Fluid Dynamics 


6 
6 
6 
6 

24 

2

Masters Coursework MATH4077 Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics 
Masters MATH4068 Differential Geometry 
Masters Coursework MATH5330 Topics in Geometry 
Masters Coursework MATH5340 Topics in Topology 



6 
6 
6 
6 

24 

Year 5  1 
Masters Research Project MSCI5101 Mathematical Sciences Project A 
Masters Research MSCI5102 Mathematical Sciences Project 
Masters Research Project MSCI5103 Mathematical Sciences Project C 
Masters Research MSCI5104 Mathematical Sciences Project D 

6  6  6  6  24  
Total credit points: 
216 

* Unit double counts toward the degree core requirements of 12 cp of Mathematics units of study and the degree core requirements. ^ Unit double counts towards the Nonmathematics degree core requirement and the Data Science major. # Unit double counts towards the OLE and Dalyell requirement. ** Unit counts towards the Science core requirement. 