Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences

The University of Adelaide

Countless industries around the world depend on the expertise of mathematical scientists to analyse and interpret data, predict and model outcomes, and provide information to function and excel in society. The University of Adelaide is the only South Australian university offering breadth and depth in this vital area. The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences is for students seeking high-level mathematical and statistical training for careers with a variety of technology-led industries. The degree develops students' intellectual rigour and logical thinking through a structured program covering the fundamentals of mathematics and statistics, and specialist areas of study. Students learn from award-winning researchers and academics in state of the art facilities.

Course Fee:


International: $123,000

Entry Requirements:

Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics; International Baccalaureate: Mathematics (HL grade 3). If Stage 2 studies were undertaken prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was known as Mathematical Studies.

Structure:

Students take courses to the value of at least 72 units comprising a core mathematical sciences requirement together with a number of electives. Students must complete at least 18 units of level 3 courses chosen from Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Statistics together with Communication Skills.

Subjects you can Study:

Applied mathematics; Pure mathematics; Statistics

Study Pathways:

High achieving students may undertake an additional year of study leading to an Honours Degree of the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences. An honours qualification is highly valued by employers and is suitable preparation for students who wish to proceed to postgraduate studies. The honours year includes a major project.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Mathematician, Statistician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 74.05 Yes Part time 6 years
North Terrace 74.05 Yes Full time 3 years

Walk in remarkable footsteps

The University of Adelaide’s international reputation for breaking new ground has been forged by a continuous stream of exceptional people. We count among our alumni five Nobel Laureates, over 140 Fulbright Scholars and more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first female Indigenous recipient. The country’s first female prime minister also studied here, as did the first Australian-born professional astronaut in space.
Today, our high-achieving culture continues to attract the world’s best and brightest, including students from more than 90 countries.

Be ready for the future workforce

Although many of the jobs you could be doing in a decade’s time don’t yet exist, your best preparation for them does at the University of Adelaide. We’re constantly updating and refining our degrees to ensure that — wherever your passions lie, you’ll gain the flexible capabilities to explore every opportunity tomorrow brings.
Importantly, our degrees’ recognised quality that opens career paths everywhere. We’re ranked inside the world’s top 50 universities in four subject areas; in the top 100 for another 12, and the top 150 for 10 more.*

Learn from world-leading research

As South Australia’s only member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) research-intensive universities, our researchers collaborate with industry, government and leading institutions around the globe to address the world’s greatest challenges.
Our research—rated 5/5 in over 40 distinct fields^ informs all our degrees. Importantly, it also generates a tangible community benefit. Our total contribution to South Australia’s economy is over $4.23 billion†.
 
* QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. ^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018. † London Economics, 2018. 
 
CRICOS No. 00123M

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