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Summary
Bachelor of Science Major Mathematics (BSCI)
  • CRICOS: 042230E

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • Online

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 24 units

Duration
  • 3 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Toowoomba

Semester 3 intake is only available via distance education. This program is currently being re-accredited and is as a consequence likely to undergo some changes.
View USQ Handbook

Combine rigour and logic

Do you want to play a leading role in science, education, industry and society? Combining the rigour and logic of a scientific approach with the specifics of a professional area, the Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) is designed for those of you interested in finding patterns in numbers, space and abstractions. Offering courses in algebra and calculus, high performance numerical computing and foundation mathematics, the innovative degree utilises online technologies to improve the learning experience.

Would you like to work for the Australian Bureau of Statistics, one of the ‘big four’ banks, an insurance company, in computing, logistics, engineering or finance? Well graduates of this degree are in high demand in a variety of industries. Specific jobs include work as a Mathematician, Operations Manager, Financial Analyst, Systems Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Data Mining Researcher, Speech Processing Researcher and Market Researcher. Many of our students also find work as secondary or tertiary maths teachers following further study.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 4
plus 1 x first 8-unit major
8
plus 1 x second 8-unit major plus 4 x approved courses
or 12 x approved courses
12
Total 24
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online AUD 23960
On-campus AUD 27720

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2018 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Subject pre-requisites: English (4 SA) or equivalent, and Mathematics B (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
 

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Admission pathways

Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.


How to apply

CRICOS: 042230E

Closing dates

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 3, 2018 - Monday 19 November 2018.
  • Semester 1, 2019 - Monday 25 February 2019.
  • Semester 2, 2019 - Monday 15 July 2019.

Credit for previous study or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for credit to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.