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Mathematics and Statistics

Breadth TrackYear: 2019

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Overview

This breadth track progressively develops knowledge and skills in mathematics and statistics. It commences with the standard first year package for students with VCE Specialist mathematics or equivalent and progresses to a choice of Level 2 subjects to introduce students to the fields of pure mathematics, applied mathematics or probability.

Subject Options

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MAST10006 Calculus 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10007 Linear Algebra
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

And one of:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MAST20004 Probability
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20006 Probability for Statistics
Semester 1
12.5
MAST20009 Vector Calculus
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20026 Real Analysis
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Notes

These subjects are not approved as breadth for Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Biomedicine or Bachelor of Engineering students.

Some of these subjects are not available as breadth for all Bachelor of Environments students. Refer to Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors for more information.

What is a Breadth Track?

A breadth track is a sequence of three or more subjects (taken as part of a Melbourne Bachelor degree) that progressively develops knowledge and skills relevant to a coherent domain, theme, topic or issue. It is a suggested set of subjects, rather than a requirement.

Last updated: 23 July 2019