Bachelor of Science - Mathematics

RMIT University

As an RMIT Mathematics student you'll learn to think logically and approach problems in analytical and creative ways. RMIT offers one of the only stand-alone applied mathematics undergraduate programs in Australia where you are enrolled in a mathematics program from the first day. You'll be provided with flexible subject selection options in order to tailor to your needs. Theory is applied to practical projects and real-world scenarios, while work-placement opportunities offer connections with industry. The learning experience is also strengthened through global mobility opportunities such as international exchange. Mathematics graduates often work in multidisciplinary teams with scientists, engineers and business analysts, on industrial, scientific, environmental and economic problems. Career opportunities cover a wide variety of industries, including banking and finance, environmental modelling, information security, logistics, health, engineering or education and research.

Course Fee:


International: $95,040

Entry Requirements:

Current Year 12 prerequisites units 3 and 4-a study score of at least 20 in one of Mathematical Methods (any) or Specialist Mathematics; and a study score of at least 25 in any English (except EAL) or at least 30 in English (EAL).

Structure:

You will undertake core studies in applied mathematics, together with a broad range of options. In first year, you'll study the basics of calculus, statistics, discrete mathematics, mathematical programming and problem-solving. In second and third years, you'll continue with more advanced applied mathematics courses. These will include mathematical modelling and computational methods alongside fundamental mathematical techniques needed by mathematics graduates. You will also undertake two industry-related subjects and eight electives. At each year level, you'll participate in a work-integrated learning course. This typically involves teamwork on a real-world industry problem.

Subjects you can Study:

Analytics, Applied mathematics, Environmental modelling, Finance, Mathematical computing, Modelling, Operations research, Optimisation, Statistics.

Study Pathways:

An Honours year in mathematics is available.

Further information:

The outlook for mathematics graduates is excellent. Mathematics graduates work as analysts and modellers in many areas of business, commerce, government, teaching, computer and manufacturing industries.

Recognition:

Graduates are eligible to apply for graduate membership to the Australian Mathematical Society.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Related Careers:

Mathematician, Statistician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City 80.3 No Full time 3 years
City 80.3 No Part time

Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
  • Career advice and resume building workshops
  • Job opportunities and industry networking events
  • Accommodation assistance 
  • Disability services
  • Financial advice
  • Small business and entrepreneurial start up support 
  • Health information 
  • Safety and security services
  • Legal advice
  • Child care
  • Student clubs and social, cultural and sporting activities
  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

Interest areas include:

The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

If you would like any further information, please complete an enquiry form for local or international students. 

 

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