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 Australia1, 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.

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 country2, 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.

1 - QS World University Rankings 2017-2018
2 - The Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking 2016

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