Why study the Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours)

The Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) program is designed to further cultivate mathematical and communication skills that students have developed throughout their undergraduate studies.

The research project will ensure that students investigate one particular topic to a deep and thorough level of scholarship, with a requirement of producing written and oral outputs of the highest quality. The students will also broaden their mathematical skills by undertaking advanced coursework. This expectation that students devote themselves to a single, in-depth research project over the course of the year, while concurrently undertaking a broad range of advanced courses, will ensure that UQ produces outstanding graduates at the core of the next generation of mathematicians.


  • Program code
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
  • Units
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Entry requirements


Bachelor of Mathematics or equivalent with:

An overall GPA of 4 and a GPA of at least 4.5 over #8 of late year courses from Part B of the Bachelor of Mathematics course list; and

Satisfy any additional requirements set by the Head of School.

Program structure


The courses offered in the Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#). A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester.

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours). These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.


Honours is awarded to all graduates of this program. Honours is awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I
  • Class IIA
  • Class IIB
  • Class IIIA
  • Class IIIB

Class of honours depends on your GPA. For details refer to the Program Rules.

Further study options

Graduates of the Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Courses and Programs

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