A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time l Part-time
Location: On campus


Course name: Master of Science (Mathematics)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 2 years
SATAC code: 2CM159
CRICOS code:


The Master of Science (Mathematics) is designed for students with a mathematics or statistics degree or with a degree containing a substantial amount of mathematics, such as a mathematics major in a science or engineering degree.

The course builds on your existing mathematical, statistical, research and professional skills. The degree provides you with further knowledge of mathematics and statistics, and also the social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of this area in the global community, plus the professional and ethical responsibilities that go along with this understanding.

The coursework has been designed to address topical concerns in industry and society, preparing you for further enrolment in a research degree or employment in one of the many fields actively seeking mathematicians and statisticians.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mathematics or Statistics or a closely related discipline from an approved institution. Applicants with an approved degree that contains substantial mathematics or statistics (up to second-year level) are also eligible to apply.

The Faculty Board may under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

The Master of Science is not available to students who hold an honours degree in the same discipline.

International students: Entry and English language requirements


Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.



International students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.


Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Master of Science (Mathematics)

Place type: Full fee paying

2018: $24,157
2018: $33,000
2019: $34,800


  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.