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The computing, mathematics 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 program, you might mathematically model the way diseases spread to find a cure for malaria or search for algorithms to speed up computations.
Applied artificial intelligence including machine intelligence, data wrangling and visualisation, discrete mathematics and data mining, mathematical modelling, predictive analytics, programming, statistical modelling.
In the computer science component of your combined program, choose to specialise in one of the following majors: computer systems and robotics, cyber security, software development.
Data scientist, programmer, software architect, consultancy, entrepreneur, analyst, statistician, web developer, data mining analyst, economic/social statistician, investment banker/stockbroker, sports statistician, meteorologist.
The Bachelor of Mathematics (Statistics major) is accredited by the Statistical Society of Australia Inc. Accreditation will be sought from Statistical Society Australia (SSA) and Australian Computer Society (ACS).
Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) is available in your final year where you will have the opportunity to complete up to 250 hours of work placement in an external organisation.
Available as an additional year (or part time equivalent) to meritorious students.
Assumed knowledge: Mathematics Advanced or equivalent.
Recommended studies: Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent.
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.
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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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.