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Applied Mathematics

Bachelor of Science

Study applied mathematics and learn how advanced mathematical methods are used to develop practical solutions in a variety of real-world contexts.

Learn advanced mathematical techniques to solve problems in a logical, analytical and creative manner.

Build your foundational knowledge in core topics such as calculus and linear algebra, multivariate calculus and ordinary differential equations, and applied mathematical analysis.

You'll gain practical mathematical skills that can be applied to any field.

You'll then have the opportunity to apply your expertise in areas of interest such as natural resources mathematics, or operations research and mathematical planning.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for mathematics

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for statistics and operational research

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Quantitative researcher
  • Data engineer
  • Financial analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Algorithm specialist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Calculus & Linear Algebra I
  • Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Applied Mathematical Analysis

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 1, 2021, we'll be teaching courses on campus and online. Delivery modes vary for each course and may change in future semesters.

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