• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
A Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) degree offered by the University of Wollongong considerably widens career opportunities and serves as an initial preparation for employment as a professional mathematician or statistician. It also satisfies the entry requirement for higher research studies such as a Master of Philosophy or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.
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As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

The Mathematics (Honours) degree offered by the University of Wollongong teaches highly transferable skills in problem-solving, data analysis, probability and variability, mathematical modelling, logistics and logic. 

The degree is flexible, so you can take up to one third of your subjects from other disciplines to expand your career options.

Career opportunities

  • Accountant
  • Analyst
  • Banking Associate
  • Business Forecaster
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Mathematic Modeller
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Meteorologists
  • Quantitative Trader
  • Risk Manager
  • Statistician
  • Stockbroker
  • Transport Analyst

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics Honours Thesis
  • Advanced Topics in Mathematics
  • Statistics Honours Thesis
  • Advanced Topics in Statistics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • To qualify for entry into Honours, students must have qualified at this University for a Bachelor degree with an average of at least 65% across the major (or majors) in which the Honours degree will be undertaken with the additional requirement of a Distinction in two of the 300 level subjects required by the major. 
  • Students considering an Honours degree are encouraged to talk to the Program Coordinator well in advance to seek approval for enrolment, discuss their program, and negotiate a thesis topic and supervisors.
  • CRICOS: 001569F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33840 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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