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FacultySciences
SchoolMathematics
Qualification AwardedΠτυχίο Μαθηματικών (Ptychio Mathimatikon) (Degree in Mathematics)
Programme of StudyUPS of School of Mathematics (2014-today)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Academic Year2015 - 2016
StatusActive
Websitehttp://www.math.auth.gr
Contact emailinfo@math.auth.gr
ECTS / WorkloadOne ECTS unit corresponds to 30 hours of workload.
Πτυχίο Μαθηματικών (Ptychio Mathimatikon) (Degree in Mathematics)
Undergraduate
Upper secondary degree (6 years of studies). National level examination.
The requirements for the Degree in Mathematics are 240 ECTS units as specified below. In particular the students must pass a) all core courses (COR), b) four Compulsory Elective courses (COME) from four distinct specializatios and c) at least twelve more courses: of these at most five might be free Elective (FELC) while the rest might be additional Compulsory Elective course (COME) or Elective Courses (ELC).The examination is oral/written or in an assignment form.
The aim of the undergraduate study programme (UPS) provided by the Schoool of Mathemetics is to train students to the study and comprehension of the science of mathematics as well as its applications in other sciences and new technologies.
Upon the successful completion of their studies and based upon the courses taken the graduates can teach mathematics in Secondary Education and work in the puplic or private sector wherever applications of methematics is required, for example Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Business Management, etc. They can also choose to continue to graduate studies leading to basic and applied research in mathematics.
Graduates of the school of Mathematics, further to the basic knowledge of their discipline and profession are able to: 1) apply knowledge in practice, 2) communicate in a foreign language, 3) search, process, analyse and synthesize data and information, use also the necessary technologies, 4)adapt to novel situations and make decisions, 5) work independently or in groups in international and/or interdisciplinary contexts, 6) generate new research ideas and design and manage projects, 7) respect deversity, multiculturalism and the natural environment, 8) demonstrate social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues, 9) view themselves as well as other critically, 10) promote free, inductive and deductive thinking.
Not applicable.
The qualification is a terminal award and allows access to postgraduate studies.
A scale of 1 to 10 applies to the marks of each subject in the Hellenic Higher Education.
Άριστα (Arista) Excellent:8.50-10.00
Λίαν Καλώς (Lian Kalos) Very Good: 6.50-8.49
Καλώς (Kalos) Good: 5.00-6.49
Ανεπιτυχώς(Anepitychos) Fail: 0.00-4.99
Minimum passing grade: 5.00
8 SEMESTERS, 240 ECTS.
A full academic year is equivalent to 60 ECTS units and each semester to 30 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) (1ECTS=25-30 student work load hours). Compliance with the ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) regulations started in 2007, when the Greek Legislation was harmonized with the relevant European one (Ministerial Decision no Φ5/89656/β3, art. 1-3, Hellenic Government Gazette no 1466/2007/B). Each course is credited with a number of ECTS (>=2) according to the studentworkload (contact hours, laboratory work, examination etc) and accumulation of credits (ECTS) is accomplished after successful completion of the course.
Full-time
Nikolaos Karampetakis