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Applied Mathematician

Applied Mathematicians conduct mathematical modelling, numerical analyses and operational research. They bridge the gap between mathematics theory and practice and concentrate on solving problems, conducting research and predicting performances across various fields.


Available Qualifications:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Admission Points Score of 40.
  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Learners must score at least 34 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths minimum HG=E or SG=C.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Admission Points Score of 40.
  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Learners must score at least 34 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths minimum HG=E or SG=C.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The entrance qualification for the Honours degree in Applied Mathematics is a Bachelor’s degree with Applied Mathematics as a major subject. Candidates who have not obtained an average of at least 60% in this major subject will only be admitted to the Honours programme with the special permission of the Department, and on such conditions as may be determined by the Department. Candidates must in addition have completed the prerequisites for the modules which they select.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
The admission requirement for the Honours degree in Mathematics is a Bachelor degree with a weighted average of at least 60% in either Mathematics or Applied Mathematics as a major subject. Candidates who have not obtained an average of at least 60% in this major subject will only be admitted to the Honours programme with the special permission of the Department, and on such conditions as may be determined by the Department. Candidates must in addition have completed the prerequisites for the modules which they select.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Students wishing to register for this degree must be in possession of an Honours degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics and have demonstrated ability in the chosen area of specialisation.  They must, in addition, have completed any prerequisites prescribed for the modules which make up their curriculum, or must otherwise satisfy the Department of their ability to perform the work of the courses.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Students wishing to register for this degree must be in possession of an Honours degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics and have demonstrated ability in the chosen area of specialisation.  They must, in addition, have completed any prerequisites prescribed for the modules which make up their curriculum, or must otherwise satisfy the Department of their ability to perform the work of the courses.