University of Pretoria Yearbook 2016 | | 22:15:39 22/03/2018 | Page 1 of 41University of Pretoria Yearbook 2016BSc Applied Mathematics (02133252)Duration of study3 yearsTotal credits428Admission requirementsIn order to register NSC/IEB/Cambridge candidates must comply with the minimum requirements for degree●studies as well as the minimum requirements for the relevant study programme. Life Orientation is excluded in the calculation of the Admission Point Score (APS).●Grade 11 results are used for the provisional admission of prospective students. Final admission is based on●the Grade 12 results.Minimum requirements for 2016Achievement levelAfrikaans or EnglishMathematicsAPSNSC/IEBHIGCSEAS-LevelA-LevelNSC/IEBHIGCSEAS-LevelA-Level53CC62BB32Candidates who do not comply with the minimum admission requirements for BSc (Actuarial andFinancial Mathematics) and who obtained an APS of 30 to 33 and a minimum of 6 for Mathematics maybe considered for admission to BSc (Actuarial and Financial Mathematics) or another degree inMathematical Sciences based on the results of the NBT.Candidates who do not comply with the minimum admission requirements of the other studyprogrammes may be considered for admission to BSc (Mathematics) or BSc (Mathematical Statistics) orfor the BSc (Four-year Programme) based on the results of the NBT.Other programme-specific informationStudents may enrol for AIM 111 and AIM 121 instead of AIM 101 (the same content presented over 2 semesters).Elective credits : A minimum of 54 elective credits at 100- to 300-level can be chosen from any WTW and WSTmodules. The remainder of the electives at 100- to 300-level can be chosen from any other modules in the list ofmodules of this faculty.Electives are chosen as follows:First year – 32 credits
University of Pretoria Yearbook 2016 | | 22:15:39 22/03/2018 | Page 2 of 41Second year – 60 creditsThird year – 54 creditsA student must pass all the minimum prescribed and elective module credits as set out at the end of each yearwithin a programme as well as the total required credits to comply with the particular degree programme. Pleaserefer to the curricula of the respective programmes. At least 144 credits must be obtained at 300-/400-level, orotherwise as indicated by curriculum. The minimum module credits needed to comply with degree requirementsis set out at the end of each study programme. Subject to the programmes as indicated a maximum of 150credits will be recognised at 100-level. A student may, in consultation with the Head of Department and subjectto the permission by the Dean, select or replace prescribed module credits not indicated in BSc three-year studyprogrammes to the equivalent of a maximum of 36 module credits.