Course Title: Honours Pure Mathematics (Part A)

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Honours Pure Mathematics (Part A)

Credit Points: 18.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


145H Mathematical & Geospatial Sciences


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007

Course Coordinator: Lynne McArthur

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3122

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 8.9.39

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Completed undergraduate degree in Mathematics/Statistics and Operations Research with a major in at least one of the areas of Statistics, Operations Research, Numerical Analysis, Pure and Applied mathematics or its equivalent. A creditable academic record.

Course Description

In this course several areas of mathematics fundamental to modern pure and applied mathematics are studied in depth. 

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Advanced analytic skills, preparation for research and team work development.

You will develop an understanding of proof techniques within a given area and where possible application of these methodologies will be made to other areas of mathematics.

Enhanced abiltiy to solve complex problems, highly developed analytic capacity.

Overview of Learning Activities

You will attend lectures and/or supervised reading during which you will be exposed to the theory and concepts as outlined in the course description above. Where appropriate, you will be given instructions on software packages in the computer laboratory.

Overview of Learning Resources

You will be notified of suitable references for each component at the start of semester.

Overview of Assessment

Each component will be assessed through assignment/project work and an examination.