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3 Years Full Time / Full Time / Part Time
This degree ensures that students have a broad theoretical and practical understanding of operations research, mathematics and applied mathematics in a decision-making environment. An added benefit is that it integrates the principles behind various mathematical techniques with their practical application in the business world.
Type: undergraduate degree
Duration: 3 years part time
Compulsory Subjects
First year subjects:
- Introduction to the business world
- Modelling in a financial environment
- Descriptive statistics and probability
- Data analysis and inference
- Pre-calculus Mathematics
- Calculus
- Linear algebra
- Applied linear algebra
- Mathematical modelling
- Comprehension skills for science
- End-user Computing
- Introduction to programming
Second year subjects:
- Mathematical programming
- Rational decision making
- Financial modelling
- Distribution theory
- Linear algebra
- Introduction to discrete mathematics
- Differential equations
- Numerical methods
Third year subjects:
- Partial differential equations
- Numerical methods
- Ordinary differential equations
- Discrete mathematics: Combinatorics
Careers: statistical modeller, mathematical modeller.
Source:
www.unisa.ac.za