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The Bachelor of Mathematics attracts the very best problem-solvers – those who analyse things critically and are eager to make technological discoveries. The computing, maths and technology industries are at the forefront of new thinking, and are central to the way we work, learn, communicate, socialise and entertain ourselves. Through this degree, you might mathematically model the way diseases spread to find a cure for malaria or search for algorithms to speed up computations. You will use your skills in technology, creativity and logic to push the boundaries and make a difference in society.
Areas of study Applied mathematics, pure mathematics, statistics.
Career opportunities Algorithm designer, data mining analyst, economic or social statistician, investment banker/stockbroker, meteorologist, risk or strategy analyst. Industries include communications, international finance and the futures market, the energy sector, medical and health research.
Practical experience Mathematics students learn in our Access Grid Room – a fully equipped facility with computers, cameras, projectors, microphones and SmartBoards to enable users to connect with other groups in real-time.
Honours Available as an additional year (or part-time eqv) to students based on merit.
Fees and charges Refer to University of Newcastle current fee information.
Assumed knowledge: Mathematics Advanced.
Recommended studies: Mathematics Extension 1. If you have limited knowledge in this subject you should enrol in a bridging course offered by the University's English Language and Foundation Studies Centre before you start the program. Bridging and enabling courses.
If you completed higher education or partial higher education studies your grade point average can be converted to a selection rank to be used for admission purposes.
If you studied vocational education and training, the type of qualification, whether or not you completed it, and if it was graded or competency-based, will all be taken into consideration to assess your eligibility for admission.
If you haven't completed any formal secondary, VET or higher education studies we offer a range of options to get you on the pathway to your dream degree.
If you have already successfully undertaken relevant study at another higher education institution or from the TAFE/VET sector, you may be granted credit on enrolment in a program. This is in addition to using that study to help determine your rank and eligibility to enter a program at the University of Newcastle.
View all details of this course on the UON website.
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Applicants should note that under the revised Australian Qualifications Framework some programs with honours are four-year programs available with direct entry. Other programs are three-year bachelor degree programs. Meritorious students have the option to apply for an additional one-year end-on honours component after graduation. Check the course descriptions carefully.