The study of computing, maths and technology puts you at the cusp of new thinking. These industries are central to the way we work, learn, communicate, socialise and entertain ourselves. Degrees in this area teach you critical skills to develop technology and systems to aid advancements in almost any area you can think of. This includes health, transport, manufacturing, entertainment, mining, artificial intelligence, exploration and beyond.
Why study computing, maths and technology at UON?
- We are No. 1 in NSW for overall quality for Computing and Information Systems. Our graduate employment rate is 86%+ and you will be rewarded with high starting salaries and accelerated career progression.
- Learn from leading minds like Professor Pablo Moscato who is tackling some of medicines greatest challenges through computer science and applied mathematics.
- Learn and travel overseas with study abroad programs and international internships. Or join our NUbots robot soccer team and compete against teams all over the world.
- Prepare to be an innovation leader with tools, training and networks. Start your own company or work for world-leaders like Google, DeepMind or PayPal.
- Develop unique skills with one-of-a-kind programs like Bachelor of Mathematics which is one of only a few specialised programs in Australia.
We understand that sometimes you don't know exactly which degree you'd like to pursue, particularly with the diverse pathways offered by the study of maths, computing and technology. You may, however, know which field excites you. Use these areas of interest to narrow down your study options based on your interests and career goals.
A degree in commerce focuses on the use of maths in the study of money. In this area you will learn to help plan and model populations, interest rates or company growth with a focus on economics. Finance will see your study focus on the stock market, investments and banking. While a study of accounting centres around financial transactions and reporting. Commerce professionals are in demand globally and jobs in this area can be extremely lucrative and rewarding.
- Economic Analyst
- Risk Analyst
- Investment Banker
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (major in Economics, Business and Legal Studies)
Computer engineering students learn to use digital and computing technologies to solve problems in industrial systems, and in areas such as information processing, data transfer, communications, commerce and travel. Their degree combines creativity with technology, to teach them the skills to develop both hardware and software for electronic and microprocessor-based systems. Unlike computer scientists, computer engineers are less interested in the programming and coding and more on the big picture from design and development to ongoing troubleshooting and maintenance.
- Computer Architect
- Computer Systems Specialist
- Web Developer
- Network Engineer
- Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering (Honours)
- Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (minor in Computing Technology: Information System and Software Development)
Data is increasingly cheap and ubiquitous. We are now digitising analogue content and collecting new types of data from web logs, mobile devices, sensors, instruments, and transactions. We can now also identify patterns and regularities in data of all sorts which has the potential to deepen our understanding of phenomena ranging from physical and biological systems to human social and economic behaviour. A degree in data science focuses on the study of collecting and analysing this data to make changes and advancements in almost any industry.
- Data Scientist
- Logistics Officer
- Mathematical Modeller
- Bachelor of Mathematics
- Bachelor of Computer Science (major in Data Science)
Postgraduate degrees are a higher level of study that clarify and redefine your new. In most cases, but not all, you would usually complete a postgraduate qualification after your undergraduate degree.
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PhD and Research Masters
Higher degrees in research are centred on defining your new through research and discovery. Research PhDs or Masters can only be completed after the Honours component of your undergraduate degree.
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World top 250
for computer science and information systems
World top 250
for applied mathematics
World top 200
for engineering and technology
well above world standard for statistics research