Commencing semesters, 2018

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School of Mathematics and Physics


St Lucia

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Course List

View the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Mathematics single major.


Australian/domestic students

Faculty of Science


Phone: 07 3365 1888

International students

International Student Advisor


Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

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Why study Mathematics?

As one of the most enduring fields of study, mathematics is essential in an expanding number of disciplines and professions. You may choose to join those mathematicians who continue to develop new mathematics for its own sake, or you may prefer to combine your knowledge of mathematics and statistics with modelling and computational skills and use the latest computer technology to solve problems in the physical and biological sciences, engineering, information technology, economics, and business. You will access an extensive range of advanced mathematics courses to gain a deep understanding of the foundations and applications of mathematics and prepare you for research within and beyond this degree.

More information about what can be studied in the Mathematics Field of Study.


View the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Mathematics single major.

Employment opportunities

Many mathematics graduates study advanced degrees and go on to research positions at universities, Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and private companies. Statistics, operations research and financial mathematics are the areas of mathematics most often used in industry, and there has been a particular upsurge in the number of mathematicians employed in banking, finance, insurance and risk-management. Graduates with a strong degree in any area of mathematics are respected for their excellent quantitative and problem- solving abilities and win a wide range of rewarding positions in the public and private sectors. The careers Web page of the Australian Mathematics Society ( au/Jobs) contains an up-to-date list of job advertisements throughout Australia.

What it costs

Please view the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) for indicative fees.

How to apply

Please view the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) for information on key dates and how to apply.