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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Mathematics

This course is available


Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


1 year

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


University of Auckland


Extend your knowledge in your specialist area at postgraduate level with our honours programme.

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) programme involves one year of full-time study, or two years of part-time study, after you have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Science.

After graduating with a BSc(Hons), it’s possible to progress to a Master of Science (MSc) degree. If you achieve First or Second Class First Division Honours in your BSc(Hons), you’ll be eligible for direct possible to a PhD.

Some specialisations may not be available for a Semester Two start.

Applied Mathematics

Applied Mathematics is an essential part of the development of advances in science and technology.

Applied Mathematics provides you with the skills to develop theories and methods that investigate and explain phenomena in the world around us, including in science, engineering, business and industry.

Applied Mathematics interacts with other disciplines and makes essential contributions to science, engineering, medicine and commerce, as well as to many important contemporary areas of technology such as communication, linguistics, genetics and climate science.

Where can Applied Mathematics take you?

Graduate study in mathematics can enable you to indulge your academic enthusiasm or satisfy your intellectual curiosity, while providing you with advanced knowledge and problem-solving skills applicable in any number of fields.

Where could this programme take you?

With such a vast range of specialisations on offer, the career opportunities available to Bachelor of Science (Honours) graduates are extensive.

Further study options

Master of Information Technology
Master of Energy
Master of Science
Master of Speech Language Therapy Practice
Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Clinical Psychology

Entry criteria

Taught 120 points

You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution), with the equivalent of a major in a similar field to your intended specialisation. You will need a GPE of 5.0.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

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