Bachelor of Science in Mathematics in Africa

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A BSc stands for Bachelor of Science, and it is an undergraduate academic degree. Depending on the particular program, students who earn a BSc may choose to enter into a career or continue their education and earn an advanced degree.

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BSc in Mathematical Sciences

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

This qualification is primarily designed to provide a well-rounded, broad education that equips graduates with the knowledge base, theory and methodology of the mathematical sciences. The purpose of the BSc Mathematical Sciences is to develop qualified scientists who can identify, evaluate and solve problems associated with mathematical sciences and be able to assume and demonstrate initiative and responsibility in related academic and professional contexts in South Africa as well as in the international world. [+]

BSc Program in Mathematics in Africa 2017. AUCKLAND PARK KINGSWAY CAMPUS This qualification is primarily designed to provide a well-rounded, broad education that equips graduates with the knowledge base, theory and methodology of the mathematical sciences. The purpose of the BSc Mathematical Sciences is to develop qualified scientists who can identify, evaluate and solve problems associated with mathematical sciences and be able to assume and demonstrate initiative and responsibility in related academic and professional contexts in South Africa as well as in the international world. With the focus of the programme being on the principles and theory of the mathematical sciences with the possible applications thereof, the students acquire the appropriate competence and research ability that serves as a basis for entry into the labour market and a range of professional training and practice as well as postgraduate studies opportunities associated with the mathematical sciences. Exit-level outcomes Students should be able to: Identify, interpret, analyse and solve routine as well as unfamiliar problems and issues using enquiry and theory-driven arguments Demonstrate effectiveness in working with others in a team by taking responsibility for their own work and showing regard for the work of others Identify, evaluate and address their own task-specific learning needs Develop good information retrieval as well as quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis, synthesis and evaluation skills, including the appropriate use ofICT Demonstrate a well-grounded, systematic and integrated knowledge and theory of the Mathematical Sciences Monitor and evaluate their own academic development and progress based on a commonly applied mathematical sciences related criteria Present and communicate information and ideas and opinions in well-structured arguments, adhering to appropriate academic/ professional discourse Use science and technology reliably in variable and unfamiliar contexts and adhere to recognised professional and/or ethical standards, seeking guidance,where appropriate Identify, distinguish, effectively select and apply procedures, processes, methods/ techniques of enquiry and research applicable to the mathematical sciences related contexts. MATHEMATICS ALTERNATIVE SEMESTER MODULES -An alternative presentation of certain first and all second year Mathematics modules Alternative Semester Courses are presented by the Department of Mathematics, eg. MAT1A01 is offered in the first semester, while the alternative ASMA1A is offered in the subsequent (second) semester. This presentation is intended to provide students who had failed the original course, with the opportunity to repeat the same module in the following/alternative semester. Students do not have to wait a whole semester before repeating the module. This opportunity is available for the following modules: MAT1A01, MAT1B01 (as ASMA1A1, ASMA1B1 respectively) MAT2A10, MAT2B10 (as ASMA2A1, ASMA2B1 respectively) MAT2A20, MAT2B20 (as ASMA2A2, ASMA2B2 respectively) MAT2A40,MAT2B40 (as ASMA2A4, ASMA2B4 respectively) Entrance Requirements: Please refer to Part 1 Pass requirements: At least 50% For further information contact the Department of Mathematics: Tel:(011) 559-2848 (office hours) Fax:(011) 559-2874 [-]

BSc in Mathematical Statistics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 weeks February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Mathematical Statistics, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. [+]

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Mathematical Statistics, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. The degree demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence, and serves as the initial science postgraduate specialization qualification providing students with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills preparing them for research based postgraduate science study. Mathematical Statistics 3A10 and 3B10 are compulsory prerequisites. Students that do not comply with this requirement may be admitted at the discretion of the Chairman of the Department. Such students may be required to do additional work as prescribed by the Chairman of the Department. A student needs a semester mark of 40% to gain entrance to the final assessment opportunity. The semester and final assessment mark weight is 50:50. A student needs a final mark of 50% to pass a module. The semester mark also contributes to the result of a supplementary assessment. The final result of a supplementary assessment is capped on 50%. The Honours Degree consists of: A Data Analysis project (compulsory) STA0017 EIGHT semester modules chosen in consultation with the Head of the Department from the following: (descriptions follow hereafter) STA0027 STA0117 STA0047 STA0127 STA0087 STA0147 STA0097 STA1107 or any other approved topic from Mathematical Statistics or a related field. [-]

BSc Hons in Mathematics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Mathematics, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. [+]

BSc Program in Mathematics in Africa 2017. The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Mathematics, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. The degree demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence, and serves as the initial science postgraduate specialization qualification providing students with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills preparing them for research based postgraduate science study. The Honours programme consists of 9 semester modules and a short written project. The project is done under the supervision of a member of the Department and must be presented as a lecture. It has the weight of one subject module and is examined internally. Modules are selected in consultation with the Department and may be exchanged with modules from other departments; for example from Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Economics and Econometrics. [-]

BSc Hons in Applied Mathematics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in BSc Honours Applied Mathematics, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. [+]

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in BSc Honours Applied Mathematics, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. The degree demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence, and serves as the initial science postgraduate specialization qualification providing students with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills preparing them for research based postgraduate science study. The BSc Honours Applied Mathematics curriculum consists of NINE semester modules(own choice) and a short written project (APM0167) (compulsory). Semester modules are examined at the end of the semester in which they are presented. The project is supervised by a lecturer and presented by the student as a lecture at a predetermined time. The project has the weight of one semester module, examined internally. The choice of the semester modules is done in consultation with the Head of Department. Approved modules from related study fields up to a maximum of one year programme or two semester modules may be included in the Honours curriculum). [-]

BSc Mathematics

Presbyterian University College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Ghana Abetifi Akropong Kumasi + 2 more

This is an innovative programme to make Mathematics more functional and practical to meet current job-market demands. it will serve a basis for a higher education in other specialized and applied areas. [+]

BSc Program in Mathematics in Africa 2017. Overview This is an innovative programme to make Mathematics more functional and practical to meet current job-market demands. it will serve a basis for a higher education in other specialized and applied areas. Admission Requirements WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants Credit in core English, core Mathematics, and Integrated Science, and any three Elective subject including Mathematics, with an aggregate score of 24 or better in the WAEC Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations. Applicants should have aggregate 24 (A-D) for SSSCE/GBCE and 36 (A1 – C6) for WASSCE or better in the SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE. ICT applicants without elective mathematics but have grade B/B2 or better in core Mathematics may be considered. GBCE/ABCE Applicants Holders of GBCE Certificate must have Credit passes in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, English and Social Studies or Integrated Science in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE). In addition, the applicant must have passes in three (3) subjects; at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better in the Advance Business Certificate Examinations (ABCE). Holders of only GBCE Certificate CANNOT be admitted on the basis of that qualification alone. A LEVEL Certificate Applicants 5 Credits (including English Language, Mathematics, an Arts subject and a Science subject) in the WAEC General Certificate of Education (GCE/WASC) Ordinary Level Examination; and 3 passes at the Advanced Level of the GCE. One of the Advanced Level passes should be a grade D or better. A pass in General Paper must also be obtained. Mature Applicants Mature Applicants must have attained the age of 27 years or above and must pass an aptitude test in English and Mathematics. HND Applicants HND holders with at least Second Class Lower in addition to the basic qualification at SSSCE/OL/WASSCE may be admitted to Second Year of the programme after passing an interview. First Class applicants in the relevant area may be considered for the Third year of the programme. International Students International Students may be admitted on the basis of qualification from their home country for which the National Accreditation Board/West African Examination Council shall determine equivalences. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries. [-]

BSc in Mathematics

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

Our BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree contains plenty of pure and applied mathematics as well as some numerical analysis. You will have the opportunity to learn a broad range of mathematical topics that will develop your knowledge and strengthen your understanding of the subject. Learning is through a mix of lectures, tutorials and assignments with a significant level of personal study and, as teaching groups are not large, you can be sure of... [+]

Mathematics - BSc (Hons) Our BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree contains plenty of pure and applied mathematics as well as some numerical analysis. You will have the opportunity to learn a broad range of mathematical topics that will develop your knowledge and strengthen your understanding of the subject. Learning is through a mix of lectures, tutorials and assignments with a significant level of personal study and, as teaching groups are not large, you can be sure of excellent support and attention from teaching staff. You will also have the opportunity to pursue an area of personal interest through submission of a dissertation in your final year. About the course Group sizes are relatively small with an average of about 20 students per class so you will receive excellent support and attention from teaching staff. During your studies you are not required to specialise in any particular aspect or application of mathematics, though there is an opportunity to do so if desired. Additional topics included on the course, which you will study mainly during your final year, have been chosen because they introduce you to areas of current interest and lead you naturally towards research topics. Special features The department is relatively small and friendly and offers enthusiastic teaching and support throughout the course of your studies. What you will learn The degree contains a broad mix of mathematics. Topics similar to those found on A-level courses are included to a greater depth and with a greater degree of specialisation as well as topics that will be new to you. You will enhance your understanding and skills in both pure and applied mathematics and computational areas of mathematics. As well as expanding your knowledge and understanding of mathematics you will develop your skills of abstract, logical thinking and reasoned argument. What you will study Level HE4 You will take six mathematics modules: Mathematical Methods; Abstract Algebra; The Mathematician in Society; Calculus; Structured Programming; Algorithms and Applications. Level HE5 You will take six modules: Further Mathematical Methods; Vector Calculus; Dynamics; Real Analysis; Numerical Analysis; Linear Algebra. Level HE6 You take a dissertation and four taught modules chosen from: Further Linear Algebra; Complex Variables; Ring Theory; Numerical Solution of Differential Equations; Fluid Dynamics; Partial Differential Equations; Group Theory. The Mathematical Methods and Calculus modules include some revision work in the very early part of the degree. The pure mathematics in the degree is generally more abstract in nature than that which you will have encountered at A-level. It is essential that you have a good grounding in pure mathematics before starting on the degree. A background in applied mathematics is desireable. Entry requirements 260 UCAS points from at least two, but preferably three, A2-levels (or equivalent) including mathematics. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) in any subjects. You may be required to attend an interview as part of the application process. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]