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Dual Major

Computational Science and Chemistry

Bachelors of Mathematics/Science

Like to use powerful supercomputers to better understand and predict the structures and reactivities of molecules?

In this dual major, you'll learn how to perform quantitative analysis of scientific problems using computers, and develop skills to solve real challenges in the chemical sciences.

This dual major can lead to careers in government or advisory organisations, research and/or inventor where you will apply your theoretical expertise and innovation to complex problems and the creation of new technologies.

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:

  • Organic synthesis chemist
  • Quality control chemistry analyst
  • Laboratory supervisor
  • Formulation chemist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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Graduate salary

Computing and information systems (undergraduate)

$58K–$62K

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What you'll study

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

  • Numerical Methods in Computational Science
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Experimental Chemistry
  • Chemical Biology