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Dual Major

Computational Science and Statistics

Bachelors of Science/Journalism

Learn from history to shape the future.

This dual major teaches how statistics can help us better understand and deal with chance and uncertainty through the design, collection, analysis and interpretation of numerical information.

You will be in high demand in business, industry and government, working in quality control, and product development and improvement. There are also excellent employment opportunities in many scientific, medical, environmental, defence and agricultural agencies.


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:

  • Customer analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Applied statistician
  • Quantitative researcher

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)


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:

  • Numerical Methods in Computational Science
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Statistical Modelling and Analysis
  • Problems and Applications in Modern Statistics

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