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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Mathematics

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Mathematics

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $29,000 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 31-October-2022 2022-10-31
Winter-July 01-May-2023 2023-05-01
Fall-February 31-October-2023 2023-10-31
Winter-July 01-May-2024 2024-05-01

Overview

Bachelor of Science - Mathematics

The Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) will give you the skills to solve problems in areas such as computer programming, climate modelling, and transportation.

From securing sensitive communications using cryptography to calculating the geostationary orbit of a satellite - mathematics is a product of human ingenuity that allows our modern world to exist. 

It is fundamental to our lives.

Real-world skills

Massey’s strength in applied mathematics means you’ll get to combine your learning with other science disciplines to gain extensive experience in a range of applications. 

You’ll use your knowledge to solve problems in the areas like computer programming, climate modelling and transportation.

Learn from the leaders

Massey’s mathematics programme is taught by leading researchers and encompasses the modelling of geothermal processes, cell growth, dynamical systems, scientific computing, combinatorics, topology, epidemiology, celestial mechanics, neuroscience, industrial mathematics, number theory, geometry and analysis.

This versatility demonstrates the variety of job areas available to mathematically-skilled scientists.

Topics

Some of the topics taught in mathematics courses include:

• differential equations                                            • analysis                                                       • algebra                                    

• combinatorics                                                       • mathematical modelling                               • discrete mathematics

Note: July start will take 3.5 years to complete.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$40,680

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,680
Tuition 1 person $29,000

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Officially verified copies of Birth certificate/ Current passport, including any residency visa/ Citizenship certificate
  • Proof of the name change
  • High School graduation certificate
  • Academic transcripts
  • English Language proficiency
  • A statement of any disability or health condition (If Applicable)
  • Evidence of any scholarships (If Applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
19
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not have the entry requirements

Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.

 English TestEnglish for Academic Purposes 1 English for Academic Purposes 2
English EntryIELTS5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)
iBT TOEFL40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)
PTE38 overall46 overall
Cambridge English155165
Entry pointDurationExit
EAP110 weeksFoundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall
EAP210 weeksDirect entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall

Academic background and requirement

To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution

The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.

China:

  • Senior High School graduation plus successful completion of one year of bachelor's-level study from a recognized institution; or
  • Successful completion of a two-year diploma, or a minimum of two years out of a three-year diploma from a recognized institution; or
  • Completed Gaokao with a tier-one score from the related province

India: 

  • All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) Year 12 or Indian School Certificate (ISC) Year 12, with an overall average of 75% and a minimum of 60% in English; or
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) – State Board Examination in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujurat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal, with:
    • an overall average of 85% or higher (with no less than four academic subjects), with
    • a minimum of 70% or above in English.

 

Foundation qualifications to meet entry requirements

If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.

  • Foundation Certificate (International)
  • Foundation Certificate (International Accelerated)

 

Specific requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, outside of university admission regulations. However, there is some expected background knowledge.

Expected high school preparation

  • At least 16 credits in NCEA Level 3 Mathematics

Can't meet the entry requirements?

The following pathways will get you prepared to study this major. 

If you have not studied NCEA Level 3 Mathematics (or equivalent) but have studied at least 16 credits in NCEA Level 2 Mathematics from a list of standards take the following course first:

  • 160.105 Methods of Mathematics

If you have not studied NCEA Level 2 Mathematics (or equivalent) take one of the following courses first:

  • 124.103 Biophysical Principles or
  • 160.104 Introductory Mathematics for Science

These courses (or equivalents) are available in the summer semester and will count towards credits in your degree.

Career opportunities

  • Statistical Data Scientist
  • Data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Statistical analyst
  • Financial/business analyst
  • Secondary school teacher

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