# Mathematics Papers at Tauranga (2024)

Mathematics is a language of fundamental importance which underpins many activities of society. It plays a crucial role, both theoretically and practically, in many areas such as science, computing, economics and finance.

Mathematics is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours (BCMS(Hons)) and the Bachelor of Science (BSc). Mathematics may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Mathematics as a single major for the BCMS(Hons) or the BSc, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Mathematics, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete MATHS101 or MATHS104, MATHS102 or MATHS103, MATHS201, and MATHS202. Students may include up to 30 points of DATAX-coded papers as part of their Mathematics major. Students in the BCMS(Hons) will also need to take at least 60 points in the subject of Mathematics at 500 level, including MATHS520.

To complete Mathematics as part of a double major for the BCMS(Hons), BSc or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Mathematics, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete MATHS101 or MATHS104, MATHS102 or MATHS103, MATHS201, and MATHS202. Students may include up to 30 points of DATAX-coded papers as part of their Mathematics major. Students in the BCMS(Hons) will also need to take at least 60 points in the subject of their first major at 500 level including MATHS520 if Mathematics is the first major.

To complete a minor in Mathematics, students must complete 60 points, including at least 30 points above 100 level. The 60 points must be chosen from the papers listed for the Mathematics major. MATHS135 may also be taken towards a minor. Students may include up to 15 points of DATAX-coded papers.

**Note:** Students who commenced a major in Mathematics in 2017 or prior are encouraged to contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science for programme advice.

There will be no new enrolments in the following degrees: BA(Hons) in Mathematics, BCMS(Hons) in Mathematics and the MA in Mathematics. Students enrolled in these degrees previously should consult the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science for programme advice.

**Note on Assessment:** To be eligible to pass these papers students should normally achieve a minimum grade of D in the internal assessment and the final examination, and an overall grade of C-.

For a full list of offerings in this subject, including those available in Hamilton and online, see the Catalogue of Papers. Not all qualifications and subjects can be taken in full in Tauranga. See what can be studied in Tauranga.

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### 100 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location CSMAX170 Foundations in Computing and Mathematical Sciences 15.0 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) The objective of this paper is to provide students with the academic foundations for computing and mathematical sciences. The paper will cover the following areas: - Effective academic reasoning and communication - Information literacy and research skills - Academic integrity - Techniques and tools in the computing and mathematica... CSMAX170 Foundations in Computing and Mathematical Sciences 15.0 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) The objective of this paper is to provide students with the academic foundations for computing and mathematical sciences. The paper will cover the following areas: -Effective academic reasoning and communication -Information literacy and research skills -Academic integrity -Techniques and tools in the computing and mathematical sci... CSMAX170 Foundations in Computing and Mathematical Sciences 15.0 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) The objective of this paper is to provide students with the academic foundations for computing and mathematical sciences. The paper will cover the following areas: -Effective academic reasoning and communication -Information literacy and research skills -Academic integrity -Techniques and tools in the computing and mathematical sci... CSMAX170 Foundations in Computing and Mathematical Sciences 15.0 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) The objective of this paper is to provide students with the academic foundations for computing and mathematical sciences. The paper will cover the following areas: -Effective academic reasoning and communication -Information literacy and research skills -Academic integrity -Techniques and tools in the computing and mathematical sci... CSMAX170 Foundations in Computing and Mathematical Sciences 15.0 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) CSMAX170 Foundations in Computing and Mathematical Sciences 15.0 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) CSMAX170 Foundations in Computing and Mathematical Sciences 15.0 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) CSMAX175 Introduction to Cyber Security 15.0 24A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga) & 24X (Hamilton Waikato College) This paper provides an introduction to Cyber Security through the exploration of concepts such as digital information, digital identities, digital systems and their vulnerabilities. ENGEN101 Engineering Maths and Modelling 1A 15.0 24A (Hamilton), 24A (Secondary School - Unistart), 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) A study of the fundamental techniques of algebra and calculus with engineering applications. ENGEN102 Engineering Maths and Modelling 1B 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Secondary School - Unistart), 24B (Tauranga) & 24G (Hamilton) A further study of the fundamental techniques of algebra and calculus with engineering applications. Includes an introduction to relevant statistical methods. ENGEN102 Engineering Maths and Modelling 1B 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Secondary School - Unistart), 24B (Tauranga) & 24G (Hamilton) A further study of the fundamental techniques of algebra and calculus with engineering applications. Includes an introduction to relevant statistical methods. MATHS103 Mathematics 1A 15.0 24A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton) & 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) A study of the fundamental techniques of algebra and calculus. MATHS104 Mathematics 1B 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga) & 24G (Hamilton) A further study of the fundamental techniques of algebra and calculus. MATHS135 Discrete Structures 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Secondary School - Unistart), 24B (Tauranga), 24C (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) An introduction to a number of the structures of discrete mathematics with wide applicability in areas such as: computer logic, analysis of algorithms, telecommunications, networks and public key cryptography. In addition it introduces a number of fundamental concepts which are useful in Statistics, Computer Science and further stu... MATHS135 Discrete Structures 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Secondary School - Unistart), 24B (Tauranga), 24C (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) An introduction to a number of the structures of discrete mathematics with wide applicability in areas such as: computer logic, analysis of algorithms, telecommunications, networks and public key cryptography. In addition it introduces a number of fundamental concepts which are useful in Statistics, Computer Science and further stu... MATHS135 Discrete Structures 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Secondary School - Unistart), 24B (Tauranga), 24C (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24X (Hainan University, Haikou, China) An introduction to a number of the structures of discrete mathematics with wide applicability in areas such as: computer logic, analysis of algorithms, telecommunications, networks and public key cryptography. In addition it introduces a number of fundamental concepts which are useful in Statistics, Computer Science and further stu... MATHS135 Discrete Structures 15.0 ### 200 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location CSMAX270 Cultural Perspectives for Computing and Mathematical Sciences 15.0 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) The paper provides students with an understanding of scientific and culture-specific perspectives on computing and mathematical science issues and the ability to apply these in diverse contexts. CSMAX270 Cultural Perspectives for Computing and Mathematical Sciences 15.0 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) The paper provides students with an understanding of scientific and culture-specific perspectives on issues in computing and mathematical sciences. Students will learn how these perspectives can be applied in diverse cultural, international, ethical, and professional contexts. DATAX201 Practical Data Science 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga) This paper gives students practical experience for the entire data science process. It covers the data collection process, data cleaning and manipulation, and data visualisation and presentation. ### 300 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location COMPX361 Logic and Computation 15.0 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) The syllabus includes: further development of predicate logic with application to program verification; mathematical induction including structural induction; finite state automata and regular languages; Kleene's Theorem; Turing machines, the Church-Turing thesis, universal Turing machines and the Halting problem; formal grammars a...

** 2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : ** 22 February 2024 8:39am