Computing Mathematics
Advanced Standing I
Computing Mathematics
Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Science in Computing Mathematics
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mathematics
Normal Period of Study
3 years
Maximum Period of Study
6 years
Credit Units Required for Graduation
91 credit units
Note: The following curriculum information is subject to periodic review and changes.

GE Requirements (21 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2021/22

  Credit Units
University Requirements GE1401 University English 3
GE2401 English for Science 3
GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosophy 3
Distributional Requirements Take 2 courses from two different distributional areas:

Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
Area 3: Science and Technology

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College-specified Courses Take any courses that are NOT offered by Department of Mathematics and NOT within the Major requirements (including core courses and electives). 6

College / School Requirements (0 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2021/22

Not required.

Major Requirements (63 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2021/22

1. Core Courses (45 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
MA2503Linear Algebra4*
MA2509Discrete Mathematics3*
MA2510Probability and Statistics3*
MA2507Computing Mathematics Laboratory1Waived for students admitted into ASII
MA2508Multi-variable Calculus4
MA3511Ordinary Differential Equations3
MA3512Partial Differential Equations3
MA3514Numerical Methods for Differential Equations3
MA3515Introduction to Optimization3
MA3517Complex Analysis3
MA3518Applied Statistics3
MA3525Elementary Numerical Methods3
CS2360Java Programming3
CS2468Data Structures and Data Management3

Note: * Based on the academic background, two out of the three core courses MA2503, MA2509 and MA2510 are to be waived for students admitted with Advanced Standing II.
2. Electives (18 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
MA1501Coordinate Geometry3Only for first year students of Normative 4-year Degree (BSCSIU4/CM) except with special approval.
MA3521Introductory Mathematical Finance3
MA3523Introduction to Abstract Algebra3
MA3530Selected Topics on Mathematics1
MA4523Introduction to Finite Element Method3
MA4524Elementary Number Theory and Applications3
MA4525Combinatorial and Network Optimization3
MA4527Computational Geometry3
MA4528Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos3
MA4529Mathematical Finance3
MA4531Partial Differential Equations II3
MA4533Applied Mathematics Laboratory1
MA4534Computer Graphics and Geometry3
MA4535Applied Probability3
MA4537Introduction to Actuarial Science3
MA4538Numerical Partial Differential Equations3
MA4540Modelling and Case Studies3
MA4542Real Analysis3
MA4543Introduction to Time Series and Forecasting3
MA4545Applied Differential Geometry3
MA4546Introduction to Stochastic Processes3
MA4547Asymptotic Analysis3
MA4548Abstract Algebra II3
MA4549Sampling Survey Methods for Social and Market Research3
MA4550A Mathematical Introduction to Machine Learning for Data Sciences3
MA4551Introduction to Functional Analysis3
MA4552Introduction to Differential Manifolds3
CS4486Artificial Intelligence3
CS4487Machine Learning3

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