REGULATIONS FOR THE DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICS (2006)
1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant shall be eligible to be admitted to the Diploma in Mathematics if that applicant has:
a) completed the requirements for a Foundation Certificate (Science)or equivalent, or
b) completed the requirements for a Certificate in Mathematics plus HST050, or
c) passed HMA020 plus either HMA010 or HST050.
2. MODE OF STUDY
Not less than six semesters.
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
4.1 A student who has not passed HSA001 or HSA002 must pass HSA111 or HSA112 or HSA154 or HSA155 in order to graduate.
4.2 Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute this programme consists of ten courses selected from the following compulsory and elective courses.
a) Compulsory: HMA111, HMA121, HST151; HMA211, HMA222; HMA311, HMA321
b) Electives: one set of three courses from the following options: Option A: HMA221, HMA271; HMA300
Option B: HCS181; HCS281; HCS381
Option C: HCS181; HMA223; HMA323
Option D: HCS281, HCS286; HCS381
Option E: HMA223, HST251; HST351.
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
For full-time students three or four courses per semester, for part-time students two courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a Diploma in Mathematics a student must pass the seven compulsory courses and three elective courses specified in 4.2 above.
7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2006.