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Field of Study

Mathematics

Master of Science

Undertake advanced courses in mathematics and its applications.

Learn about recent developments in analysis, algebra and combinatorics, computational mathematics, and statistics and probability.

You'll study modern applications of mathematics in areas such as coding and cryptology, bioinformatics, mathematical physics, mathematical ecology, computational science and visualisation, and nonlinear differential equations.

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

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • University researcher
  • Industry researcher
  • Banking analyst
  • Investment banker
  • Insurance actuary
  • Market risk manager
  • Environmental modeller
  • Oceanographer
  • Meteorologist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (postgraduate)

$76K–$87K

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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
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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

  • Project or Thesis
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimisation
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Advanced Algebra

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