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Advance your analysis and problem-solving abilities within the flexible and critical framework of the Bachelor of Arts degree.
A Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics) opens up a world of opportunities. From ranges from securing sensitive communications using cryptography, to calculating the geostationary orbit of a satellite.
Maths is a product of human ingenuity that allows our modern world to exist. With a BA (Mathematics) you’ll learn appropriate analytic and numerical methods for problem-solving that can be applied in a range of contexts and industries.
Your mathematics major will help you develop a wide variety of skills and techniques, especially in calculus and algebra. You’ll learn to formulate, solve, restate and resolve problems, and interpret results.
You’ll also build your knowledge of computational and simulation techniques on computers. You’ll learn to communicate and explain concepts effectively with non-mathematical colleagues. This is a crucial skill, as many careers will take you into a team environment.
Studying the BA (Mathematics) at Massey will give you access to some of the world’s top mathematical minds. Massey lecturers and postgraduate students are researching areas such as:
modelling of geothermal processes, molecular dynamics, epidemiology, cell growth, celestial mechanics, neuroscience, phylogenetics and evolutionary trees, optimal decompositions of information systems.
These projects show the generality, versatility and variety of problems offered to mathematically skilled scientists. Your BA (Mathematics) will help you build up the skills and techniques you’ll need to be part of projects like these.
Students must have successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance. International students need to check the equivalency of their secondary school qualification by reviewing the Academic Admission Requirements by Country.
India: All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) or Indian School Certificate (ISC) Year 12 with an overall average of 75% and a minimum of 60% in English.
Full Foundation - Certificate in Foundation Studies: Successful completion of this qualification will give you admission to university and prepare you for undergraduate study.
Summer School: If you need to do a course before you start your programme, there may be options for you in Summer School.
Alternative methods for English requirements during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 impact the university is accepting online testing sites as alternative methods for students to obtain the necessary English requirements:
EAP provides you with flexibility of two entry and exit points depending on your individual goals and pathways:
|Entry point||Entry requirement||Exit point||Exit|
|Week 1||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.0 overall||Week 10||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|Week 11||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall||Week 20||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
|Programme Level||IELTS||TOEFL iBT||PTE Academic||Cambridge English|
|English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP 1)||5.0 overall||61 overall||36 overall||155|
|English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2)||5.5 overall||70 overall||42 overall||165|
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