Getting course advice

Several resources are available to help you choose your subjects.

All students who are planning to do any mathematics and statistics subjects and especially those who plan to major in Mathematics and Statistics are encouraged to obtain course advice through one or more of the options below.

Course planning information session

Time & date: 1-2:15pm Tuesday 10 October 2023

Location: JH Michell lecture theatre, Peter Hall building (here is a map)

The information session is held in October each year and includes:

The recording from the 2023 information session will be available afterwards on MS Prime. (Accessible to current mathematics & statistics students only.)

Course Advice for Undergraduates booklet

The Course Advice for Undergraduates booklet (2024 edition) contains information about mathematics and statistics subjects, majors and specialisations in one convenient booklet. It is updated in October each year.

The booklet contains information about:

  • The Mathematics and Statistics, Data Science and Mathematical Physics majors of the Bachelor of Science
  • The specialisations within the Mathematics and Statistics major or Diploma in Mathematical Sciences
  • Recommended mathematics and statistics subject choices to complement other majors
  • Information about individual subjects offered by the School of Mathematics and Statistics

Individual course advice from a mathematics and statistics course adviser

Students are welcome to talk to a mathematics and statistics course adviser for help choosing subjects or planning their course.

During October, students can attend drop-in advice sessions to talk to a course adviser. The times and locations for the drop-in advice sessions are listed here on MS Prime. (Accessible to current mathematics & statistics students only.)

My Course Planner

This online tool helps you plan your course and check that all the course requirements and subject prerequisites are satisfied.

Access My Course Planner here

Stop 1

Stop 1 can help with course planning. See here for additional resources and tips for planning your course.