Undergraduate Study

MATH1906 Mathematics (Special Studies Program) A

General Information

MATH1906 is a Junior (or first-year) unit forming part of the special Mathematics stream.

  • Credit point value: 3CP.
  • Classes per week: Two lectures, one tutorial and one seminar.
  • Email contact address:
    Students: please check if your question can be answered by referring to the FAQ page before emailing us. If you decide to email us please include your name and SID.

Students have the right to appeal any academic decision made by the School or Faculty. For further information, see the Science Faculty web site.

You may also view the description of MATH1906 in the University's course search database.

Answers to frequently asked questions

See the main junior mathematics page for information relating to all junior mathematics units, and see in particular the Junior Maths FAQ page.

Entry into the Program

Entry into the Mathematics Special Studies Program is by invitation. Students shuold enrol in MATH1901. Once they are selected they will change their enrolment from MATH1901 to MATH1906. They attend the same lectures as MATH1901 students but have their own seminar and tutorial covering specially chosen advanced topics. The topics on the Unit Information Sheet.

Selection into the Mathematics Special Studies Program is based on

  • Interest and commitment to mathematics;
  • ATAR and your marks in mathematics (or equivalent).

Students interested in being selected for MATH1906 need to fill in an online application form. The form is only accessible if you are enrolled in MATH1901 or some other MATH unit. There may be a delay of a few days after formal enrolment until the form can be accessed.

Students in Arts, Science, Liberal Studies, Engineering or Combined Degrees are able to be selected into the program. Final decision on the application will be given on this page shortly after the information and selection meeting.

Information and Selection Meeting

There will be a selection and information meeting in the first week of lectures, where you can ask questions.

Here the details of the meeting:

  • Date and time: Thursday 9 March 2017 at 10am
  • Venue: Carslaw Room 359

Students will be advised by email of the outcome of the application by late Friday 10 March 2017 . The email will be sent to the University Email Address regardless of the email address provided on the application form!

For more information contact the coordinator Daniel Daners.

Online Resources

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