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Dual Major

Computational Science and Mathematics

Bachelors of Computer Science/Science

Imagine if you could predict the behaviour of financial markets, or simulate the origins of our universe.

Anything's possible as you learn how to construct realistic mathematical models and simulations, and perform quantitative analysis of scientific challenges using computers.

This dual major leads to a broad range of career opportunities in operational research or financial mathematics in banking, finance, insurance and risk management.

You could also work in industries such as environmental, physical and biomedical sciences, engineering, defence, teaching, research, animation, or transport and logistics.

Highlights

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:

  • Mathematics teacher
  • Quantitative researcher
  • Numeracy coordinator
  • Algorithm specialist

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials

What you'll study

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

  • Introduction to Bioinfomatics
  • Numerical Methods in Computational Science
  • Complex Analysis
  • Algorithms and Data Structures