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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 applied mathematical analysis, mathematical modelling and the numerical methods used in computer programming. 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 financial mathematics, natural resources and environmental modelling or biological science.

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
  • Work placements
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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

  • Applied Mathematical Analysis
  • Methods & Models of Applied Mathematics
  • Natural Resource Mathematics
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Scientific Computing: Advanced Techniques and Applications