The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced)

The University of Adelaide

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

The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced) is for high-achieving students wishing to study mathematics and statistics while developing high-level research skills. Students undertake a structured program of study that introduces the fundamentals of mathematics and statistics, and leads to a specialisation in at least one of three majors: Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, or Statistics. The degree also provides students valuable exposure to the mathematical sciences research culture, through three exclusive Advanced Mathematical Perspectives courses. Students must maintain a high grade point average throughout their studies in order to remain in this highly competitive degree.


Students take courses to the value of at least 72 units comprising a core mathematical sciences requirement, including advanced level coursework, 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 Advanced Mathematical Perspectives III.


  • 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

Students completing the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced) will be automatically eligible for entry to the of Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences Honours. Honours consists of one further year of full-time study that includes a research component.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $129,000
  • ATAR: 95

Further information

To remain in this highly competitive program, students must maintain a high grade point average (GPA) of 5 throughout their candidature.

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