# Learning Outcomes

### Mathematical Sciences

**Upon completion of a Master of Mathematical Sciences, graduates will demonstrate:**

- Ability to independently construct logical, clearly presented and justified arguments incorporating deductive reasoning.
- Understanding of the breadth of the discipline, its role in other fields, and the way other fields contribute to development of the mathematical sciences.
- Knowledge of the principles and concepts of a broad range of fundamental areas in the mathematical sciences.
- Well-developed knowledge in at least four broad areas of the mathematical sciences and deep knowledge in at least one specialist area.
- Ability to formulate and model practical and abstract problems in mathematical and/or statistical terms using a variety of methods.
- Ability to apply mathematical and/or statistical principles, concepts, techniques and technology to solve practical and abstract problems and interpret results critically.
- Appropriate interpretation of information communicated in mathematical and statistical form.
- Appropriate presentation of information, reasoning, and conclusions in written, visual, and oral modes of communication, to diverse audiences (expert and non-expert).
- Ability to self-direct learning to extend their existing knowledge and that of others.
- Ability to work effectively and responsibly in an individual or team context.
- Understanding and recognition of what constitutes an ethical and correct application of mathematical and statistical approaches to solving problems.