### General

### Program Description

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 program 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 labor market and a range of professional training and practice as well as postgraduate studies opportunities associated with the mathematical sciences.

## Admission Requirements

#### Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

- Minimum APS: 31
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)

#### Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

- Minimum APS: 31
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)

#### Applied Mathematics and Mathematics

- Minimum APS: 31
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)

#### Computational Science

- Minimum APS: 33
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 7 (80%+)
- Physical Sciences: 5 (60%+)

#### Mathematical Statistics and Computer Science

- Minimum APS: 31
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Mathematics and Computer Science

- Minimum APS: 31
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Mathematics and Informatics

- Minimum APS: 31
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

- Minimum APS: 31
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Mathematics and Psychology

- Minimum APS: 31
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (with Financial Orientation)

- Minimum APS: 33
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Mathematical Statistics and Economics (with Financial Orientation)

- Minimum APS: 33
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Mathematics and Economics (with Financial Orientation)

- Minimum APS: 33
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Actuarial Science

- Minimum APS: 33
- English: 5 (60%+)
- Mathematics: 7 (80%+)
- Physical Sciences: -

#### Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (Extended)

- Minimum APS: 26
- English: 4 (50%+)
- Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (Extended)

- Minimum APS: 26
- English: 4 (50%+)
- Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
- Physical Sciences: -

#### Applied Mathematics and Mathematics (Extended)

- Minimum APS: 26
- English: 4 (50%+)
- Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
- Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)

#### Mathematical Statistics and Computer Science (Extended)

- Minimum APS: 26
- English: 4 (50%+)
- Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
- Physical Sciences: -

#### Mathematics and Computer Science (Extended)

- Minimum APS: 26
- English: 4 (50%+)
- Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
- Physical Sciences: -

#### Mathematics and Informatics (Extended)

- Minimum APS: 26
- English: 4 (50%+)
- Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
- Physical Sciences: -

#### Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (Extended)

- Minimum APS: 26
- English: 4 (50%+)
- Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
- Physical Sciences: -

#### Mathematics and Psychology (Extended)

- Minimum APS: 26
- English: 4 (50%+)
- Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
- Physical Sciences: -

*Last updated May 2020*

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