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Old 05-29-2009, 11:14 PM   #21
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Not sure if this helps but:


BSc Mathematics:
http://ww1.math.nus.edu.sg/course%20...re/ma08-09.htm

BSc Applied Mathematics:
http://ww1.math.nus.edu.sg/course%20...re/am08-09.htm

Module Information:
http://ww1.math.nus.edu.sg/undergrad...le=stu-modules

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I'm not saying that you shld do BSc in Pure Maths, but rather BSc Maths alone. Even in mathematical finance courses you will learn what's Cauchy Sequence, for example, which is in pure maths. General maths in the first and second year gives you a much better background. BSc Pure Maths is not very useful.
I don't think there are university courses offered by NUS that are catered strictly for Pure Math then, judging from your definition. (i.e I'm inferring from your post that BSc Mathematics courses offer more than just pure math).

EDIT: (P.S I apologize if it is tedious to scroll and browse that many websites to extract information from the links; just thought it might be useful)

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Old 05-30-2009, 06:34 AM   #22
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Not sure if this helps but:


BSc Mathematics:
http://ww1.math.nus.edu.sg/course%20...re/ma08-09.htm

BSc Applied Mathematics:
http://ww1.math.nus.edu.sg/course%20...re/am08-09.htm

Module Information:
http://ww1.math.nus.edu.sg/undergrad...le=stu-modules



I don't think there are university courses offered by NUS that are catered strictly for Pure Math then, judging from your definition. (i.e I'm inferring from your post that BSc Mathematics courses offer more than just pure math).

EDIT: (P.S I apologize if it is tedious to scroll and browse that many websites to extract information from the links; just thought it might be useful)
BSc Maths is just a combination of pure, applied, computational and statistics.
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Old 05-30-2009, 06:35 AM   #23
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Is level 1000 refresher courses, level 2000 for first yr, 3000 for second yr and 4000 for third year?
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Old 05-30-2009, 06:37 AM   #24
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OK I think you should go for BSc Applied Maths. BSc Maths from NUS is essentially Pure Maths. You can see it from the MA4 list.
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Old 05-30-2009, 06:44 AM   #25
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I notice there's not a course on Times Series for both BSc Maths and Applied Maths?

Where are the statistics options?
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Old 05-30-2009, 10:29 AM   #26
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I notice there's not a course on Times Series for both BSc Maths and Applied Maths?
It is under the stats dept:
http://www.stat.nus.edu.sg/prog_ugradmod.htm
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Old 05-30-2009, 02:19 PM   #27
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Do you really know what's "applied maths"? Applied maths means "mathematical physics". One big area of applied maths is computational fluid dynamics, which is heavily researched in American and European universities for defence companies (think JSF, Eurofighter).
No, I don't really know what's "applied maths", haha (so please don't flame me thanks )

From these websites, both maths and applied maths seem to have the same physics modules. Ummm.... I don't quite see how applied maths is more related to physics than maths.
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Old 05-30-2009, 02:37 PM   #28
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Is level 1000 refresher courses, level 2000 for first yr, 3000 for second yr and 4000 for third year?
Sort of. Although, with such a module bidding system most people end up getting modules with varying amounts of difficulty (i.e taking modules with many different levels in a semester). Level 5000/6000 modules are for Masters coursework/PhD research programmes. (useful for those people doing concurrent degree programmers in NUS)

Just to add, I believe for normal bachelor degrees, NUS graduates are allowed to write in to the faculty for a maximum of two level 5000 modules to replace their level 4000 modules. (very tough though, I reckon).
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Sort of. Although, with such a module bidding system most people end up getting modules with varying amounts of difficulty (i.e taking modules with many different levels in a semester). Level 5000/6000 modules are for Masters coursework/PhD research programmes. (useful for those people doing concurrent degree programmers in NUS)

Just to add, I believe for normal bachelor degrees, NUS graduates are allowed to write in to the faculty for a maximum of two level 5000 modules to replace their level 4000 modules. (very tough though, I reckon).
No... Are you sure Level 2000 = First yr, level 3000 = Second year and level 4000 = Third year?

Level 1000 contains - MA1104 Multivariable Calculus, which I doubt any would have learnt it before coming to university?

It now looks like Level 1000 = first yr, Level 2000 = Second yr, 3000 = third year and level 4000 = 4th year. Now we have a contradiction again because BSc is only three years right?!
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From these websites, both maths and applied maths seem to have the same physics modules. Ummm.... I don't quite see how applied maths is more related to physics than maths.
Don't look at List II, III, IV. They are obv not maths courses. Maths courses start with MA.

For Level 1000 and 2000 refer to the table.

For Level 3000 and 4000 refer table + List MA3 and MA4.
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