Bachelor of Mathematics / Bachelor of Science

University of Newcastle

This combined degree program allows students to concurrently study both maths and science so that they graduate with two qualifications over only four years of full-time study. The Bachelor of Mathematics/Bachelor of Science degree provides practical experience in problem solving, critical thinking, written and oral presentation and exposure to internationally recognised research groups.

Course Fee:


International: $133,820

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed Knowledge of Biology and/or Chemistry and/or Mathematics and/or Physics; Recommended Studies of HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent; or approved TAFE studies, or another preparatory program, such as Newstep, Open Foundation or Yapug. Selection via ATAR or equivalent.

Structure:

320 units. Compulsory courses in both the Mathematics and Science programs. Students complete a major in Mathematics and a major in Science. Not all science majors are available within the combined degree.

Subjects you can Study:

Animal Biology; Biodiversity and Conservation; Biology; Chemistry; Chemistry of Advanced Materials; Climate, Water and Soils; Conservation and Ecological Sciences; Earth Sciences; Environmental and Analytical Chemistry; Environmental Remediation; Geography; Geology; Integrated Geography; Marine and Coastal Science; Marine, Coastal and Ecological Sciences; Medicinal and Organic Chemistry; Plant Biology; Physics; Psychology; Sustainable Resources Management; Applied mathematics; Pure mathematics; Statistics

Study Pathways:

Bonus points may be available to HSC students who have achieved high level results in HSC Mathematics. Credit may be available to students who have completed a TAFE Diploma or Advanced Diploma. Honours is available as an additional year for meritorious student. Postgraduate coursework and research degrees are also possible.

Recognition:

Australian Mathematical Society (AustMS), Statistical Society of Australia, Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI), Australian Institute of Physics (AIP). Recognition is dependent on major undertaken.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00109J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Callaghan 84.15 Yes Part time 8 years
Callaghan 84.15 Yes Full time 4 years

Since our foundation as an independent university in 1965, the University of Newcastle has specialised in delivering world-class education to talented students from all walks of life. 

Our commitment to equity, performance in innovation and making a global impact has been recognised internationally, with the university being ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings Fact File, 2018). 

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Our world-class research and strong national and international partnerships drives the kind of innovation and discovery that challenges conventional thinking. Our research breaks new ground and changes lives.

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