Courses Handbook 2007 - [ Archived ]

176905 v.4 Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics


Course CRICOS Code: 007869A
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This course develops and enhances knowledge in one or more of the areas of operations research, statistics, numerical analysis, computing or mathematics.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee paying course is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study. Two intakes are offered each year in March and August.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1

  SELECT 5 OPTIONS   125.0
Optional units to select from in Year 1 Hrs/Wk Credits
4474 v.3   Mathematical Methods 502 3.0 25.0
5174 v.5   Mathematics Project 592 3.0 25.0
5898 v.3   Numerical Analysis 502 3.0 25.0
5914 v.4   Applied Mathematics Topics 502 3.0 25.0
6116 v.4   Mathematics 501 3.0 25.0
6121 v.5   Advanced Optimisation Techniques 501 3.0 25.0
6122 v.6   Combinatorial Optimisation 502 3.0 25.0
304193 v.3   Time Series Modelling 504 3.0 25.0
304234 v.2   Probability and Statistics Topics 501 3.0 25.0
304235 v.4   Stochastic Financial Modelling 503 3.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2007 Bentley Campus Semester 1   Y      
2008 Bentley Campus Semester 2   Y      

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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