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Bachelors of Mathematics / Computer Science

Overview

Prepare yourself to research and develop the next big breakthroughs in technology and science with this dual degree program.

This four-year dual program will provide you with a focused background in computer science, and in-depth knowledge and expertise you'll gain through the mathematics program.

Computer science combines the theoretical studies of algorithms and data structures with practical training in implementing them in hardware and software systems. Skills learnt in this program are used in fields ranging from bioinformatics to digital humanities.

You'll develop the strong analytical, logical and development expertise necessary to advance computing and its applications. You can specialise in cyber security, data science, machine learning, programming languages or scientific computing.

In the mathematics component, you'll develop a comprehensive specialised knowledge in one field of mathematics or a high level of sophistication in the applications of mathematics generally.

Modern computation, advances in scientific technology and the increasing production of data have all increased how mathematics is applied beyond traditional areas, opening up your career opportunities to include fields such as finance, economics, information technology and molecular biology.

There is increasing recognition that graduates with high-level quantitative and analytical skills will play a key role at the forefront of new developments in these and other fields.

Location
St Lucia
Duration
4 Years (or part time equivalent)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (22 Feb, 2021), Semester 2 (26 Jul, 2021)
QTAC Code
714421
Program Code
2497
AQF
Level 7
Location
St Lucia
Fees
A$44720 (2021 indicative per year)
Duration
4 Years
Start Semester
Semester 1 (22 Feb, 2021), Semester 2 (26 Jul, 2021)
QTAC Code
714421
Program Code
2497
CRICOS Code
096363A
AQF
Level 7

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Graduate with skills that are in high demand from some of the world's largest corporations, such as Apple, Google, Oracle and Microsoft.
  • Join a school with more than 50 years of experience teaching computer science that's consistently ranked in the top 100 worldwide.
  • Choose from over 60 individual mathematics and statistics courses – more than any other Queensland university.

1 in Queensland for mathematics

QS World University Rankings 2021

1 in Queensland for computer science and information systems

QS World University Rankings 2021

Majors

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Science
  • Cyber Security

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Quantitative researcher
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Machine learning engineer
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Software engineer
  • Quantitative researcher
  • Technical business analyst
  • Applied statistician
  • Database developer

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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Graduate salary

Computing and information systems (undergraduate)

$60K–$65K

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Next steps after graduation

82.5% of graduates are in full-time employment (Computer and Information Systems Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching, 2019).

All of Australia's top five emerging jobs feature automation or Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills (LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report Australia).

Demand for technology workers will grow by 100,000 between 2018 and 2024 (ACS Australia's Digital Pulse 2019).

Australia’s technology workforce has seen average trend growth of 2.5% per annum between 2011 and 2018, outpacing growth in the overall Australian labour market of 1.7% over this period. (Australia's Digital Pulse 2019).

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Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C).
Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C) is recommended. Students studying Specialist Mathematics will have increased flexibility in their studies.

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C).
Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C) is recommended. Students studying Specialist Mathematics will have increased flexibility in their studies.

Entry score threshold

ATAR / RankIB
94.0036

These are the lowest adjusted scores we made an offer to in Semester 1, 2021. Entry scores are based on the most recent Semester 1 intake and are updated in April each year. Meeting the threshold doesn't guarantee admission.

Have an OP from the last 2 years? See QTAC's OP to ATAR conversions (PDF) for a rough guide to equivalent ATARs.

English language requirements

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

 

There are other ways to meet the English language requirements. For some programs, additional conditions apply.

Learn how to meet the English language requirements

Need help meeting the entry requirements?

We can help you meet the minimum entry score, subject prerequisites or English language requirements for your preferred program.

If you haven't studied the prerequisites or need to improve your entry score, we can help.

Learn about pathway options

Student visas

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Bachelors of Mathematics / Computer Science are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.

Learn more about student visas

Entry score range

This table shows the range of entry scores for recent secondary students offered a place in the B Mathematics/BComputerScience for Semester 1, 2021

Without adjustmentsWith adjustments
Highest99.9599.95
Median97.699.85
Lowest9094

Majors and minors

Majors

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

Applied Mathematics

Did you know that mathematical modelling enables scientists to better understand infectious diseases?

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

Develop your critical thinking skills and learn advanced mathematical techniques for approaching problems in a logical, analytical and creative manner.

Build your foundational knowledge in core topics such as applied mathematical analysis, mathematical modelling and numerical methods used in computer programming.

You'll then have the opportunity to apply your expertise in areas of interest such as natural resources and environmental modelling, or biological science.

You may also choose to combine your major with a minor in bioinformatics, computational science, computer science, physics or statistics.

This major will prepare you for a diverse range of career opportunities in sectors such as financial services, engineering, technology and sciences.

View

Cyber Security

As computers become increasingly interconnected and support more services than ever, system security becomes more challenging and more crucial.

By studying cyber security, you'll learn the fundamental processes and practices to protect computing systems from attack, damage or unauthorised access.

You'll study secure programming techniques and ethical hacking to safeguard individuals, businesses and governments against cybercrime, and you'll graduate with highly valued and employable skills.

Career paths can lead to roles such as cyber security analyst, cyber systems engineer or information security officer.

Join a growing industry

  • Cyber security specialist was the #2 emerging job of 2020 (LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report).
  • By 2026, Australia will need 18,000 more cyber security workers.
  • Australia’s external spending on cyber security products and services grew by 8 per cent in 2018 to $3.9 billion (Australian Cyber Security Growth Network).

View

Data Analytics and Operations Research

Data analytics and operations research are both rapidly growing disciplines that use a range of mathematical, statistical and computational approaches to big data.

This major applies scientific information and decision-making to business management. You'll also learn the skills needed to analyse large and complex data sets and to make effective decisions.

This major will prepare you to work in a range of roles in financial services, technology, engineering, science and research.

You may choose to combine your major with a minor in bioinformatics, computational science, physics or statistics.

View

Data Science

Our world is creating more data than we can process, which presents enormous challenges associated with storage, management and analysis.

You'll learn comprehensive and fundamental techniques for end-to-end processing that transforms data into information, and prepare to become one of the new breed of data science professionals.

This major will prepare you for a career in government departments, consultancy or private sector organisations.

Join a growing industry

  • The rise of big data means data scientists are now some of the most in-demand professionals in the world.
  • Data scientist was the #7 top emerging job of 2020 (LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report).

View

Machine Learning

Machine learning is the study of algorithms that automatically improve with experience.

These algorithms allow computers to do things like automatically identify and harness useful data to help decision-making, find hidden insights without being explicitly programmed where to look, and predict outcomes to help authorities design effective policies.

You'll graduate with skills at the forefront of this massive growth area, as society looks for automated solutions to enhance business and our lives through the use of computing systems and data.

These skills can be applied in government departments, consultancy or private sector organisations.

Join a growing industry

  • Artificial intelligence specialist was the #1 emerging job of 2020 (LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report).
  • AI could contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy in 2030 (PwC research).
  • New AI technologies will require highly skilled workers who can develop and maintain complex systems and applications.

View

Mathematical Physics

This major focuses on the mathematical foundations of modern physical theories.

It also examines the mathematical understanding that underpins a broad range of contemporary sciences, including statistical mechanics, relativity and quantum theory. You'll learn how to understand and describe nature at its most fundamental levels.

This major not only prepares you for research in mathematical physics and related disciplines, but also fosters creativity and develops high-level skills in critical and analytical thinking, which are paramount in problem-solving.

You may choose to combine your major with a minor in bioinformatics, computational science, physics or statistics.

View

Programming Languages

Programming languages are the building blocks of software.

Covering the different paradigms of programming, this major focuses on the design of computer languages that can be easily used to create programs.

You will study the craft and science of programming, and graduate with the skills to enable the construction of effective programming languages and reliable software.

Career paths often lead to roles in government departments, consultancy or private sector organisations.

Programming opens doors beyond tech

  • Programmers write software that can be used to create websites, build computer networks, help doctors treat patients, or even drive a car.
  • Half of all programming roles are in finance, manufacturing, health care, and other sectors outside of the technology industry.
  • Coding skills can take you places: data analytics, scientists, engineers and designers all use coding.

View

Pure Mathematics

This major is focused on the intrinsic nature and fundamental properties of mathematics, and recognises its ubiquity, universality and beauty.

You'll develop high-level skills in critical, analytical and abstract thinking, and study frameworks for deeper understanding of other areas of mathematics, such as applied mathematics, mathematical physics and statistics.

You'll also have the opportunity to acquire a solid grounding in the key areas of pure mathematics, as well as opportunities to undertake focused study in advanced courses.

You may choose to combine your major with a minor in bioinformatics, computational science, physics or statistics.

View

Scientific Computing

You will study algorithms for mathematical analysis.

Computers hold the key for fast and efficient analysis of complex scientific problems. However, computers are digital systems, requiring discrete inputs and outputs, while mathematical analysis often relies on continuous functions. Therefore, careful approximations are necessary to enable computers to analyse complex mathematical functions.

You'll graduate with skills used in various scientific endeavours, including in hospitals and university medical research, and big pharmaceutical and petrochemical companies across the public and private sectors.

Join a growing industry

  • Help solve the complex scientific problems of the future using mathematical analysis.
  • The digital technology sector is one of the fastest growing parts of Australia’s economy.
  • Data engineer was the #8 emerging job of 2020 (LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report).

View

Statistics

Apply the tools of modern statistics to inform data-driven decision-making and solve real-world problems.

In this major, we combine theory with practical experience to expand your critical thinking, enhance your analytical capabilities and develop your technical skills.

You'll discover how statistics are used to help solve real-world problems, such as improving medical treatments through data-driven experimental design, or using meteorological and spatial data to assess drought conditions in local communities.

You'll learn and apply statistical techniques to analyse and interpret complex data, and transform it into meaningful insights.

Statisticians and data analysts are in high demand across business, industry, research and government to forecast, analyse and solve a variety of complex issues.

View

Minors

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

Bioinformatics

More industries are embracing genetic technologies. Study bioinformatics and help shape the way we manage our health and environment.

Gain specialised knowledge in statistics, data management, computer programming, genomics and molecular biology.

You’ll apply your scientific expertise and technical skills to translate complex biological data into meaningful information. Your insights may lead to new innovations or discoveries.

Studying bioinformatics will prepare you for a wide range of opportunities in scientific research organisations, universities, government departments, and the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.

View

Computational Science

Apply your technical skills and mathematical knowledge to translate complex data into meaningful insights that help shape our future.

Recent advances in technology give scientists the ability to collect and process more data than ever before.

Computational science combines fundamental principles from computer science, mathematics and statistics to solve scientific problems across any specialist field.

Develop your skills in computational thinking and apply computational problem-solving strategies to design algorithms for collecting, processing and analysing vast amounts of data from various sources.

Apply your programming skills to construct large-scale mathematical models and simulations to analyse and interpret real-world data and generate meaningful insights.

You’ll learn to create a range of data visualisations and graphics to communicate your findings to scientific and non-scientific audiences.

Skills in computational science are essential for any roles where computational techniques are required for problem-solving, forecasting, data analysis or data visualisation.

View

Physics

Deepen your understanding of how and why things work.

Led by internationally recognised researchers, you’ll study the laws of physics and explore how these principles are applied in our everyday life – from understanding the nature of time to developing new technologies.

You'll be able to combine your scientific and mathematical knowledge with skills in computer programming and statistics to understand theories relating to quantum mechanics, biophotonics, astronomy or astrophysics. Or apply your knowledge to develop advanced materials, electronic and optical devices.

Your high-level technical, analytical and problem-solving skills will lead you to a wide range of rewarding opportunities in sectors such as education, finance, engineering, computing and management.

Alternatively, continue into a higher degree by research to uncover new scientific knowledge or apply your findings to develop new devices, products or processes.

View

Statistics

Apply the tools of modern statistics to inform data-driven decision making and solve real-world problems.

In this minor, we combine theory with practical experience to expand your critical thinking, enhance your analytical capabilities and develop your technical skills.

You'll discover how statistics are used to help solve real-world problems, such as improving medical treatments through data-driven experimental design, or using meteorological and spatial data to assess drought conditions in local communities.

You'll learn and apply statistical techniques to analyse and interpret complex data, and transform it into meaningful insights.

Statisticians and data analysts are in high demand across business, industry, research and government to forecast, analyse and solve a variety of complex issues.

View

Majors

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

Applied Mathematics

Did you know that mathematical modelling enables scientists to better understand infectious diseases?

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

Develop your critical thinking skills and learn advanced mathematical techniques for approaching problems in a logical, analytical and creative manner.

Build your foundational knowledge in core topics such as applied mathematical analysis, mathematical modelling and numerical methods used in computer programming.

You'll then have the opportunity to apply your expertise in areas of interest such as natural resources and environmental modelling, or biological science.

You may also choose to combine your major with a minor in bioinformatics, computational science, computer science, physics or statistics.

This major will prepare you for a diverse range of career opportunities in sectors such as financial services, engineering, technology and sciences.

View

Cyber Security

As computers become increasingly interconnected and support more services than ever, system security becomes more challenging and more crucial.

By studying cyber security, you'll learn the fundamental processes and practices to protect computing systems from attack, damage or unauthorised access.

You'll study secure programming techniques and ethical hacking to safeguard individuals, businesses and governments against cybercrime, and you'll graduate with highly valued and employable skills.

Career paths can lead to roles such as cyber security analyst, cyber systems engineer or information security officer.

Join a growing industry

  • Cyber security specialist was the #2 emerging job of 2020 (LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report).
  • By 2026, Australia will need 18,000 more cyber security workers.
  • Australia’s external spending on cyber security products and services grew by 8 per cent in 2018 to $3.9 billion (Australian Cyber Security Growth Network).

View

Data Analytics and Operations Research

Data analytics and operations research are both rapidly growing disciplines that use a range of mathematical, statistical and computational approaches to big data.

This major applies scientific information and decision-making to business management. You'll also learn the skills needed to analyse large and complex data sets and to make effective decisions.

This major will prepare you to work in a range of roles in financial services, technology, engineering, science and research.

You may choose to combine your major with a minor in bioinformatics, computational science, physics or statistics.

View

Data Science

Our world is creating more data than we can process, which presents enormous challenges associated with storage, management and analysis.

You'll learn comprehensive and fundamental techniques for end-to-end processing that transforms data into information, and prepare to become one of the new breed of data science professionals.

This major will prepare you for a career in government departments, consultancy or private sector organisations.

Join a growing industry

  • The rise of big data means data scientists are now some of the most in-demand professionals in the world.
  • Data scientist was the #7 top emerging job of 2020 (LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report).

View

Machine Learning

Machine learning is the study of algorithms that automatically improve with experience.

These algorithms allow computers to do things like automatically identify and harness useful data to help decision-making, find hidden insights without being explicitly programmed where to look, and predict outcomes to help authorities design effective policies.

You'll graduate with skills at the forefront of this massive growth area, as society looks for automated solutions to enhance business and our lives through the use of computing systems and data.

These skills can be applied in government departments, consultancy or private sector organisations.

Join a growing industry

  • Artificial intelligence specialist was the #1 emerging job of 2020 (LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report).
  • AI could contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy in 2030 (PwC research).
  • New AI technologies will require highly skilled workers who can develop and maintain complex systems and applications.

View

Mathematical Physics

This major focuses on the mathematical foundations of modern physical theories.

It also examines the mathematical understanding that underpins a broad range of contemporary sciences, including statistical mechanics, relativity and quantum theory. You'll learn how to understand and describe nature at its most fundamental levels.

This major not only prepares you for research in mathematical physics and related disciplines, but also fosters creativity and develops high-level skills in critical and analytical thinking, which are paramount in problem-solving.

You may choose to combine your major with a minor in bioinformatics, computational science, physics or statistics.

View

Programming Languages

Programming languages are the building blocks of software.

Covering the different paradigms of programming, this major focuses on the design of computer languages that can be easily used to create programs.

You will study the craft and science of programming, and graduate with the skills to enable the construction of effective programming languages and reliable software.

Career paths often lead to roles in government departments, consultancy or private sector organisations.

Programming opens doors beyond tech

  • Programmers write software that can be used to create websites, build computer networks, help doctors treat patients, or even drive a car.
  • Half of all programming roles are in finance, manufacturing, health care, and other sectors outside of the technology industry.
  • Coding skills can take you places: data analytics, scientists, engineers and designers all use coding.

View

Pure Mathematics

This major is focused on the intrinsic nature and fundamental properties of mathematics, and recognises its ubiquity, universality and beauty.

You'll develop high-level skills in critical, analytical and abstract thinking, and study frameworks for deeper understanding of other areas of mathematics, such as applied mathematics, mathematical physics and statistics.

You'll also have the opportunity to acquire a solid grounding in the key areas of pure mathematics, as well as opportunities to undertake focused study in advanced courses.

You may choose to combine your major with a minor in bioinformatics, computational science, physics or statistics.

View

Scientific Computing

You will study algorithms for mathematical analysis.

Computers hold the key for fast and efficient analysis of complex scientific problems. However, computers are digital systems, requiring discrete inputs and outputs, while mathematical analysis often relies on continuous functions. Therefore, careful approximations are necessary to enable computers to analyse complex mathematical functions.

You'll graduate with skills used in various scientific endeavours, including in hospitals and university medical research, and big pharmaceutical and petrochemical companies across the public and private sectors.

Join a growing industry

  • Help solve the complex scientific problems of the future using mathematical analysis.
  • The digital technology sector is one of the fastest growing parts of Australia’s economy.
  • Data engineer was the #8 emerging job of 2020 (LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report).

View

Statistics

Apply the tools of modern statistics to inform data-driven decision-making and solve real-world problems.

In this major, we combine theory with practical experience to expand your critical thinking, enhance your analytical capabilities and develop your technical skills.

You'll discover how statistics are used to help solve real-world problems, such as improving medical treatments through data-driven experimental design, or using meteorological and spatial data to assess drought conditions in local communities.

You'll learn and apply statistical techniques to analyse and interpret complex data, and transform it into meaningful insights.

Statisticians and data analysts are in high demand across business, industry, research and government to forecast, analyse and solve a variety of complex issues.

View

Minors

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

Bioinformatics

More industries are embracing genetic technologies. Study bioinformatics and help shape the way we manage our health and environment.

Gain specialised knowledge in statistics, data management, computer programming, genomics and molecular biology.

You’ll apply your scientific expertise and technical skills to translate complex biological data into meaningful information. Your insights may lead to new innovations or discoveries.

Studying bioinformatics will prepare you for a wide range of opportunities in scientific research organisations, universities, government departments, and the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.

View

Computational Science

Apply your technical skills and mathematical knowledge to translate complex data into meaningful insights that help shape our future.

Recent advances in technology give scientists the ability to collect and process more data than ever before.

Computational science combines fundamental principles from computer science, mathematics and statistics to solve scientific problems across any specialist field.

Develop your skills in computational thinking and apply computational problem-solving strategies to design algorithms for collecting, processing and analysing vast amounts of data from various sources.

Apply your programming skills to construct large-scale mathematical models and simulations to analyse and interpret real-world data and generate meaningful insights.

You’ll learn to create a range of data visualisations and graphics to communicate your findings to scientific and non-scientific audiences.

Skills in computational science are essential for any roles where computational techniques are required for problem-solving, forecasting, data analysis or data visualisation.

View

Physics

Deepen your understanding of how and why things work.

Led by internationally recognised researchers, you’ll study the laws of physics and explore how these principles are applied in our everyday life – from understanding the nature of time to developing new technologies.

You'll be able to combine your scientific and mathematical knowledge with skills in computer programming and statistics to understand theories relating to quantum mechanics, biophotonics, astronomy or astrophysics. Or apply your knowledge to develop advanced materials, electronic and optical devices.

Your high-level technical, analytical and problem-solving skills will lead you to a wide range of rewarding opportunities in sectors such as education, finance, engineering, computing and management.

Alternatively, continue into a higher degree by research to uncover new scientific knowledge or apply your findings to develop new devices, products or processes.

View

Statistics

Apply the tools of modern statistics to inform data-driven decision making and solve real-world problems.

In this minor, we combine theory with practical experience to expand your critical thinking, enhance your analytical capabilities and develop your technical skills.

You'll discover how statistics are used to help solve real-world problems, such as improving medical treatments through data-driven experimental design, or using meteorological and spatial data to assess drought conditions in local communities.

You'll learn and apply statistical techniques to analyse and interpret complex data, and transform it into meaningful insights.

Statisticians and data analysts are in high demand across business, industry, research and government to forecast, analyse and solve a variety of complex issues.

View

Fees and Scholarships

Indicative annual fee

AUD $44,720

Indicative annual fee 2021

This indicative annual fee is the cost of enrolling in the Bachelors of Mathematics / Computer Science for the 2021 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units per academic year).

If you enrol in a larger or smaller study load, your fees will be calculated on a proportionate basis. All fees are reviewed annually.

Learn more about undergraduate fees

AUD $5,861

Indicative annual fee 2021 Commonwealth supported place

This indicative annual fee is the approximate cost of enrolling in a Commonwealth supported place (CSP) in the Bachelors of Mathematics / Computer Science for one academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units over two semesters).

Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses and their unit value. The Australian Government indexes fees each year.

Learn more about undergraduate fees

Government assistance

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Learn more about financial aid

HECS-HELP

Domestic places in the Bachelors of Mathematics / Computer Science are Commonwealth Supported. This means the cost of your education is shared between you and the Australian Government.

Instead of tuition fees, Commonwealth Supported students pay what are called student contribution amounts.

HECS-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their student contribution amounts.

Learn more about HECS-HELP

Centrelink support

Scholarships

Scholarships

How to apply

Applying online

If your senior schooling is from outside Australia, you can submit your application to UQ. Or, if you prefer, you can use an approved UQ agent in your country.

The program code for the Bachelors of Mathematics / Computer Science is 2497.

Find out more about applying for undergraduate study

If your senior schooling is from Australia

Submit your application to the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre if you're an international student who is currently studying:

  • Australian Year 12 (in Australia or another country), or
  • the International Baccalaureate in Australia.

The QTAC code for the Bachelors of Mathematics / Computer Science is 714421.

Find out more about applying for undergraduate study

Important dates

If you’re studying Year 12 in Australiago to the QTAC website to check the closing date for this program. 

If you’re applying to UQ, the closing date for this program is: 

  • To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar

Important dates

Admissions schemes

Applying to university can be both exciting and daunting, which is why we’ve tried to make the process as simple as we can.

We have several schemes in place to improve your chances of getting a place at UQ.

Learn more about admission schemes

Pathway options

A rank or score doesn’t determine your potential.

If you're not offered a place in your first-choice program – or if you don't meet the entry requirements – you still have a number of options.

Learn more about pathway options

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

Contact the ATSIS Unit

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