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What will I learn?

Mathematics is the basis for successful decision-making and problem-solving independent of sector or industry. Mathematical and statistical models help us analyse information and forecast results in economics, finance, medicine and industrial processes. This analysis helps governments and businesses understand the factors behind important decisions.

This degree
The Bachelor of Mathematics will teach you highly transferable skills in problem-solving, data analysis, probability and variability, mathematical modelling, logistics and logic. The degree is flexible, and allows you to take subjects from other study areas to expand your career options; you can also choose to study a major in Applied Statistics, Applied Mathematics or Pure Mathematics.

Other opportunities include scholarships from corporate partners, summer scholarships and undergraduate research projects with academic staff, access to programs offered by the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) and inter-university courses via our Access Grid Room.

What you will study
During this degree you will study subjects in applied mathematics, pure mathematics, and statistics; giving you the quantitative skills that are in demand across all industries. The content covered in this degree also serves as initial preparation for employment as a professional mathematician.

You will gain problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills that are in demand across all government and private sectors.

Why choose this course

The UOW School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics spans pure mathematics, applied mathematics, financial mathematics and statistics. We enjoy an international reputation in areas including survey and census design and analysis, operator algebra, geometric analysis, spatial statistics, biometrics, partial differential equations, the modelling of chemical reactions and nanoscale phenomena.

Our graduates are in demand across a range of industries including finance, defence and security, health care, and the IT sector. The Excellence in Research for Australia rankings classifies the UOW School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics 'above world standard', and our staff have won national awards for their teaching excellence.

When you study at UOW you become part of a learning and research environment supported by highly qualified academic staff with expertise across a range of disciplines from pure to applied mathematics and statistics.

Career opportunities



Banking Associate

Business Forecaster

Financial Analyst

Investment Analyst

Mathematic Modeller

Mathematics Teacher


Quantitative Trader

Risk Manager



Transport Analyst

Transport Modeller

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences



Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,840.00 (18,61,386) per year
AUD $101,520 for the entire course; Session fees: AUD $16,920

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

12 June 2022

More details

Start date

25 July 2022, 27 February 2023, 24 July 2023


University of Wollongong

Northfields Avenue,


New South Wales,

2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission into this degree you need to have completed an undergraduate degree. The UOW School of Law requires a minimum average mark of 70% (or GPA/WAM equivalent).

For international students

Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.
In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.

English Requirements

IELTS Academic Overall Score of 6.0, reading 6.0, writing 6.0, listening 6.0, speaking 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 70, reading 18, writing 18, listening 17, speaking 17; PTE Academic overall score of 54 (Reading and Writing 54, Speaking and Listening 47).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong has an exceptional record of getting graduates job-ready and enjoys an excellent international reputation for teaching.

  • Ranked among the top 1% for graduate quality
  • Offers a range of exchanges, scholarships and bursaries
  • Provides students top-class sporting facilities
  • Annually welcomes almost 6000 international students