Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

The University of Adelaide

The Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences is a flexible degree designed for students fascinated by computer-based solutions, analysing and interpreting data, and predicting and modelling outcomes to solve problems. The degree develops expertise in mathematics, statistics and computing, together with intellectual rigour and logical thinking skills. Students work with a program advisor to develop an individual study program tailored to their specific interest areas and career goals. Core courses cover applied and pure mathematics, computer science, and statistics, with a variety of electives also offered. These are taken from areas including: business; design; engineering; finance; history; language; music; philosophy; politics; psychology; and the social sciences.

Course Fee:


International: $111,000

Entry Requirements:

Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods; International Baccalaureate: Mathematics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3). If Stage 2 studies were undertaken prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was known as Mathematical Studies

Structure:

Students take courses to the value of 72 units, of which at least 36 units must be mathematical and/or computer sciences courses. The mathematical/computer sciences courses must include Mathematics IA and IB and level 3 courses to the value of 12 units. The remaining courses can be taken from computer science, mathematics or statistics and/or from selected courses available in a wide range of other disciplines across the University.

Subjects you can Study:

Applied mathematics; Computer science; Pure mathematics; Statistics

Study Pathways:

High achieving students may undertake an additional year of study leading to an Honours Degree of Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences. The honours year includes a major project.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 70.9 Yes Full time 3 years
North Terrace 70.9 Yes Part time 6 years

A dynamic campus life in Adelaide’s CBD  

Our main campus is located on North Terrace, one of the premier streets in Adelaide’s CBD. Surrounded by the State’s Art Gallery, Museum and Library, the campus is also walking distance from shops, cafes, businesses, parklands and Adelaide Oval. 
The North Terrace campus itself is stunning. A mixture of historical sandstone buildings and new purpose-built facilities. It’s a hive of activity and has a rich campus life, with most of the 27,000 students attending classes there each day. 
The University also has a campus at Roseworthy, 55kms north of Adelaide. Roseworthy is home to South Australia’s only veterinary school and houses internationally renowned equine, companion and production animal health centres. 
Our Waite campus is 8kms walk south of Adelaide and is the biggest plant and agricultural science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. 

Degrees for jobs of the future    

University of Adelaide degrees are relevant to the ever-changing needs of employers, industries and the community. We offer more than 180 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in areas such as:
  • music, teaching, languages, history, media, international studies and development, and social sciences
  • engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
  • health and medical sciences, dentistry and oral health, nursing, medicine, and psychology
  • law, business, economics, finance, architecture, innovation and entrepreneurship, and marketing
  • biology, agriculture, food science, veterinary, physics, chemistry, and nutrition. 

Learn alongside bright minds  

A University of Adelaide degree doesn’t just get you your first job, a degree at Adelaide sets you up for a lifetime of learning and a successful career. 
Our students become more than just masters of their discipline, they learn how to think differently, solve problems, innovate and adapt to their environment. 
All our degrees include a strong research component, allowing students to contribute to discoveries from their first day at university.
We also provide our students with the opportunity to learn from internationally-acclaimed researchers, in small groups. We work closely with employers to ensure our students graduate with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace. 

Build a career from our reputation 

Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is the third-oldest university in Australia. 
We are a member of the leading universities in Australia, the Group of Eight (Go8) coalition, and have strong partnerships with government, a wide range of industries, and universities right across the globe.    
Many notable people studied at the University of Adelaide, including astronaut Andy Thomas, former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and Nobel laureates William and Lawrence Bragg. World leaders, CEOs, Rhodes Scholars and Olympians are also amongst our alumni. 
 
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