Department of Mathematical Sciences



A BSc Honours is a one-year degree following a Bachelors degree. It provides a broadening of the fundamental mathematical basis developed in the undergraduate mathematics programme.

Admission requirements

A BSc degree with Mathematics as major subject, or an equivalent qualification is needed to gain entrance to the Honours programme. A mark of at least 60% for Mathematics 3 is required.

Focus Areas

BSc Honours in Mathematics

For more information regarding the Honours programme, please see the brochures below.

Convenor: Prof L. van Wyk

BSc Honours in Mathematics with focus in Biomathematics

For more information regarding the Biomathematics programme, please see the relevant brochures below.

Closing date: 30 September of the year preceding the year of study

Convenor: Prof I.M. Rewitzky

Honours Essays Archive

The Mathematics Honours students are required to write an essay as part of their Honours Project. An archive of past essays is available.