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Follow your passion for science and mathematics as you develop professional skills, specialist knowledge and the ability to think critically and creatively in the professional world. Mathematics underpins many major technological breakthroughs. Combining these two degrees equips you with a diverse set of skills and prepares you to tackle global scientific challenges.
You will learn from leading researchers who will guide you through a tailored program, specifically designed to give you skills needed for the real world. You’ll have opportunities to work with industry and in research while you study. By the time you graduate, you will have the practical skills needed to find new solutions and make a real and lasting impact on the world.
Areas of study Applied and pure mathematics, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental science, geography, physics, psychology, statistics. Core courses and a major sequence from both degrees must be undertaken. For additional information about this degree program, refer to 483200 Bachelor of Mathematics and 484020 Bachelor of Science.
Fees and charges Refer to University of Newcastle current fee information.
Assumed knowledge: Mathematics Advanced.
Recommended studies: Mathematics Extension 1 plus one or more of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Physics depending on the major you intend to complete. If you have limited knowledge in these subjects you should enrol in a bridging course offered by the University's English Language and Foundation Studies Centre before you start the program.
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.
Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2020 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.
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Review of programs
The academic content of all programs is subject to routine review. For up-to-date details, visit University of Newcastle degrees.
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.