Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences

Single Degree

A flexible undergraduate programme covering fundamental, applied, computational, and industrial aspects of mathematics and statistics.

Mathematics is a critical tool for understanding and shaping the increasingly complex world around us. Those trained in quantitative methods have an edge in multiple fields of human endeavor including business and finance, information technology, and R&D.

The BSc in Mathematical Sciences degree programme, run by NTU's School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, offers a rigorous but flexible approach to the mathematics education. All students in the programme receive training in the fundamental subjects of mathematics, such as calculus, statistics, and discrete mathematics. Thereafter, individual students can tailor the curriculum to their interests by choosing one of four tracks of study: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Business Analytics. Our graduates have good career prospects across a highly diverse range of jobs.

Minimum Subject Requirements

Qualification Minimum Subject Requirements
Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level H2 Level pass in Mathematics.
Polytechnic Diploma Relevant diploma (click here for more information). Applicants should have good grades in at least two mathematics modules, and must pass an admission test administered by the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Pass in Mathematics at Higher Level.
NUS High School Diploma Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics.
Others (including international applicants) A good grade in Mathematics at the senior high school level, equivalent to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level or International Baccalaureate.

This is a full-time four-year Bachelor of Science programme. The following curriculum applies to students matriculating in 2021 or later. Click here for the curricula for other matriculation years.

The Mathematical Sciences major is divided into four tracks: Pure Mathematics (PMAS), Applied Mathematics (AMAS), Statistics (STAT), and Business Analytics (BA). The distribution of Academic Units (AU) varies between the different tracks.

Course Type Academic Units (AU)
Core Courses 45 45 45 37
Track Core 7 7 8 13
Prescribed Electives for chosen Track
Choose one of the two options:
  • Take Professsional Attachment (PA), MH4913.
  • Take Professional Internship (PI), MH4912.
AU figures for the PI option are shown in parentheses.
24 (19) 24 (19) 23 (18) 26 (21)
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core: Common Core 17
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core: Foundational Core 10 (15)
Broadening and Deepening Electives (BDE)
Can take BDEs offered by any School.
Total 129 AU


  • AU figures in parentheses (x) indicate the number of AU if the option with PI is selected.
  • A grade of A- or better in the Final Year Project (MH4900) is required to be eligible for Honours (Highest Distinction).
  • Professional Internship (MH4912) is not available to students who take the Final Year Project.
  • Students who do not take the Final Year Project can opt to do either Professional Internship (MH4912) or Professional Attachment (MH4913).
  • To satisfy the major with a Concentration in the Mathematics of Information and Communication, in addition to the above major requirements, a student must pass four courses in the Mathematics of Information and Communication List.
  • To satisfy the major with a Concentration in Computational Mathematics, in addition to the above major requirements, a student must pass four courses in the Computational Mathematics List.

Minor in Finance

In this special minor programme, students in the BSc in Mathematical Sciences programme can take additional courses in finance and economics offered by the Nanyang Business School (NBS). Click here for more information.