The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
85.00
90.05 (Median SR)
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

483200
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 22 Feb 2021
  • Semester 2 - 19 Jul 2021
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 22 Feb 2021
  • Semester 2 - 19 Jul 2021
Fees

AUD32,895 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Program code: 10237
CRICOS code: 001608D

Mathematical research extends human capabilities by taking our innate skills and intuitions to higher levels. The study of maths enables modern society to make decisions, to operate more efficiently, to invent new technologies and to understand and modify the world around us.

Current research is inventing new ways of using existing mathematics as well as creating new mathematics for the future. As part of your structured mathematics major, you will study courses in topic areas such as:

  • statistics
  • linear algebra
  • differential equations
  • numerical methods
  • number theory
  • topology
  • complex analysis

Mathematics Majors

Focus your studies and choose from one of three mathematics majors, where you will study specialised courses in:

  • Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Studies in Mathematics and Statistics

Studying a mathematics major allows you to enrol in a range of courses, learn advanced mathematical skills and a strong understanding of key principles in your chosen speciality.

Two co-majors (only to be taken as a second major) are also now available, where you can choose to apply your specialised knowledge into new and emerging fields:

  • Climate Science
  • Data Science

Advanced study options

If you want to get an employment edge and open yourself up to higher salaries and positions, you could consider an additional year of study and complete your Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) degree. Students use the program as a spring board to secure innovative and exciting roles.

Over the year you will be complete a research project focusing on a specific topic or problem, further developing your specific areas of interest as well as your research skills.

The benefits of completing your Honours degree include:

  • you will develop high level analytical and research skills, along with expertise in your research area
  • you will set yourself apart in the highly competitive, global job market
  • we have extensive facilities and generous scholarships are offered to Honours students
  • you will make a significant and original contribution to your chosen field
  • you set the foundation for further postgraduate research such as a Research Higher Degree or Masters by coursework.

The University of Newcastle is a leader in research and is home to the Priority Research Centre in Computer Assisted Mathematics and Applications (CARMA) as well as research groups in algebra, discrete mathematics, functional analysis and mathematical modelling and physical systems. Through your Honours degree you have the opportunity to be involved with research at the forefront of your field.

Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) program handbook

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