Duration
Full-time: half year
Next start date
2022 Semester One – 28 February
2022 Semester Two – 18 July
Available locations
City
Points
60
Programme type
Postgraduate

Programme overview

At present, mathematical modelling is enjoying a high degree of public awareness, with real-world applications such as COVID-19 and climate modelling frequently appearing in the news. Consequently, there is a growing need for a broad range of realistic modelling techniques and expertise in advanced computational methods.

The PGCertMathModel provides a pathway for modelling scientists and engineers to upskill.

The PGCertMathModel comprises core Engineering Science and Mathematics courses as well as electives.

Programme structure

At least 15 points from:

  • MATHS 765, 787

At least 15 points from:

  • ENGSCI 711, 721

Up to 30 points from:

  • BIOMENG 771
  • ECON 721, 723
  • ENGSCI 712, 740, 746, 755, 760, 761, 763, 765, 768
  • ENVPHYS 701
  • MATHS 761–764, 766, 769, 770
  • OPSMGT 752
  • PHYSICS 742, 743, 752, 753, 757, 780

You'll also need to meet other requirements, including time limits and total points limits. See Postgraduate enrolment.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Subjects available in this programme

  • Mathematical Modelling
For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

2022 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 60 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 3.0

Further programme requirements

Taught 60 points

You must have completed either:

  • A Bachelors degree in a relevant subject with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II
  • A Bachelor (Honours) degree in a relevant subject with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher in 120 points above Stage III

You must also have completed 15 points from COMPSCI 130, ENGGEN 131, MATHS 162, and 15 points from ENGSCI 311, 313, 314, MATHS 361, or the equivalent as approved by the Programme Director.

Relevant subjects include analytics, applied mathematics, artificial intelligence, computer science, data science, engineering, operations research, physics, software engineering, structural engineering, electrical engineering, statistics, or technology.

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 60 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 3.0

    An undergraduate degree

  • Qualification
    IELTS Academic International English Language Testing System
    Score required
    6.5

Further programme requirements

Taught 60 points

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 3.0.

You must have completed an introductory programming course in MATLAB, C, Python, or similar coding language, and an advanced undergraduate course on partial differential equations, or the equivalents as approved by the Programme Director.

Relevant subjects include analytics, applied mathematics, artificial intelligence, computer science, data science, engineering, operations research, physics, software engineering, structural engineering, electrical engineering, statistics, or technology.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

How much does a Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematical Modelling cost per year?

2021 fees

Domestic students
NZ$4,530 – $5,325*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. Fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $8.02 per point, estimated at $481.20 for full-time study (60 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Key dates

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Start dates

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Other important dates

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For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Where could this programme take you?

PGCertMathModel graduates will have the ability to apply their understanding of the over-arching principles, theory and techniques employed in modelling and will have a conceptual awareness of how to analyse mathematical models and assess their predictive powers and limitations.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Consultant
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Forecasting Analyst
  • Meteorologist

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