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Field of Study

Mathematics

Master of Science

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

Mathematics enables a concise language used for rigorous explorations of problems and a heightened predictive power.

You’ll have the opportunity to 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 physics and astronomy

QS World University Rankings 2021

1 in Queensland for statistics and operational research

QS World University Rankings 2021

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
  • Risk manager
  • Environmental modeller
  • Oceanographer
  • Meteorologist
  • Data scientist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (postgraduate)

$78K–$90K

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How you'll learn

In 2022, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials

What you'll study

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