Master of Mathematical Sciences

The University of Adelaide

Mathematics is both a logical and creative pursuit. It drives human progress, with millions of industries around the world depending on mathematical scientists.par Our Master of Mathematical Sciences is an intensive degree designed for students with backgrounds in related study areas.par What will you do?par Develop advanced research skills as you learn from award-winning academics in state-of-the-art facilities.par Take your mathematical knowledge to an advanced level through a major of your choice.par Majors are available in:par Applied Mathematics - use mathematical techniques to answer questions about the world around us. These might come in the form of insights, explanations, solutions or predictions.par Pure Mathematics - study abstract theories built by logical deduction that underpin modern science and technology.par Statistics - Solve real-world problems through the collection, analysis and modelling of data.

Course Fee:

Australian: $59,000
International: $80,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0. Degree must include at least 6 units of mathematical sciences at Level I and at least 6 units of mathematical sciences at Level II or equivalent.


Students specialise in one of the three disciplines or may choose a broader selection of courses tailored to their particular interests. The 48 unit program includes a research project of 15 units in one of the three disciplines. The remaining 33 units consist of approved coursework.

Subjects you can Study:

Applied mathematics; Pure mathematics; Statistics

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Mathematician, Statistician,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Full time 2 years

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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. 
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