Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences

Our Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences is an elite, research-focused program for exceptional students who want to master quantitative problem-solving, mathematical modelling and critical thinking at Australia’s highest-ranked university*.

We are the best place to study maths in Australia*, and thanks to our small class sizes, you’ll have access to some of the best mathematicians in the world. We are renowned for ground-breaking research in areas such as non-linear partial differential equations, harmonic analysis, geometric flows, fractals, mathematical physics, and other topics ranging from algebra to computational mathematics, statistics and stochastic analysis. 

A stream of advanced courses is available in the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences from first year through to honours. There are also opportunities to become involved in our world-class research programs, and a range of scholarships and prizes on offer to high-achieving students.

You can study this program as part of a Flexible Double Degree to extend your interests even further.

*QS World University Rankings 2017

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences is designed for students who want a career based in the quantitative modelling of the real world, a research-oriented career in government, commerce or industry, or who are interested in pursuing postgraduate studies.

Our ANU maths grads are ranked the most employable in the country**, and have gone on to positions at the CSIRO, the Bureau of Meteorology, Geosciences Australia, the Australian Signals Directorate, Macquarie Bank, Boston Consulting, Treasury, the Australian Tax Office and Google.

**The Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking 2016

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