Honours Courses (2015)


Course Coordinator: AL Pinchuck

The honours program in mathematics consists of both course-work and a project component. Students are required to take either 8 courses plus 1 project, or 6 courses plus 2 projects to receive a math honours certificate. Joint honours with other departments are also available, requiring that 40-60% of the assessment come from the mathematics department.


Scheduled Courses


First semester

  • Manifolds (J Larena)
  • Algebraic graph theory (EOD Andriantiana)
  • Probability (M Gandhi)
  • Topology I (V Naicker)
  • Geometry: naive Lie theory (CC Remsing)
  • General relativity (NT Bishop)

 Second semester

  • Measure theory (AL Pinchuck)
  • Topology II (V Naicker)
  • Mathematical modelling (D Pollney)


Reading Courses

Reading courses can be offered, depending on students' interests and availability of instructors.



Please contact academic staff members for possible projects withing the department.


Last Modified: Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:28:29 SAST