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Computing and Mathematical Sciences - Mathematics (Hons), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #375 (QS) Hamilton, New Zealand
Mathematics is a subject of vital importance that underpins many activities of our modern world. Employers recognise the graduates of the Computing and Mathematical Sciences - Mathematics (Hons) programme at the University of Waikato for their analytical and problem solving skills as well as their high level of numeracy, which are critical skills for a broad range of jobs.
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Overview

If you are a graduate with a Computing and Mathematical Sciences - Mathematics (Hons) degree at the University of Waikato, or even with a strong Mathematical component to your degree, you will be a valuable person in today's workforce, with a qualification that appeals to a wide range of employers including banks, insurance companies, schools and government departments.

There is strong employer demand for Mathematicians, due to a shortage of Mathematics graduates and in particular a critical shortage of Mathematics teachers.

Career opportunities

  • Data Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • IT or Computing Analyst
  • Mathematical Modeller
  • Meteorologist
  • Research Scientist
  • Secondary School Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Linear Algebra and Statistics for Engineers
  • Discrete Structures
  • General Mathematics
  • Statistics for Science
  • Continuing Calculus
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Advanced Calculus
  • Modern Algebra

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20355 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20355 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4745 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4745 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Domestic: 7,132 NZDInternational: 30,595 NZD

Living costs for Hamilton

  • 1470 - 2020 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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