Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Countless industries around the world depend on the expertise of mathematical scientists to analyse and interpret data, predict and model outcomes, and provide information to function and excel in society. The University of Adelaide is the only South Australian university offering breadth and depth in this vital area. The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences is for students seeking high-level mathematical and statistical training for careers with a variety of technology-led industries. The degree develops students' intellectual rigour and logical thinking through a structured program covering the fundamentals of mathematics and statistics, and specialist areas of study. Students learn from award-winning researchers and academics in state of the art facilities.


Students take courses to the value of at least 72 units comprising a core mathematical sciences requirement together with a number of electives. Students must complete at least 18 units of level 3 courses chosen from Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Statistics together with Communication Skills.


  • Applied mathematics
  • Pure mathematics
  • Statistics

Standard entry requirements

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

Study pathways

High achieving students may undertake an additional year of study leading to an Honours Degree of the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences. An honours qualification is highly valued by employers and is suitable preparation for students who wish to proceed to postgraduate studies. The honours year includes a major project.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Terrace International: $123,000
  • ATAR: 74
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Full-time : 3 years

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