• Application Deadline
  • 54 months
The Bachelor of Science Mathematics - Physics offered by the University of Wollongong aims to broaden a student's knowledge and skill base and improve career options in competitive, increasingly interactive fields. The programs are designed to enhance educational, academic and professional qualifications while minimising overall course costs and study time for the student.
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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 Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Science (Physics) provides a deeper understanding of the complementary areas of Mathematics and Physics. Graduates are particularly suited to careers involving mathematical modelling of physical systems.

Why choose this Mathematics - Physics offered by the University of Wollongong

  • The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics offers excellence in education and research, with a number of staff especially notable for their world-renowned research and competitive grant successes.
  • UOW Physics programs contain a significant practical component. Through experimental investigations students not only obtain direct experience of the application of the laws of nature, but they also gain experience in analogue and digital electronics, computer interfacing, and the principles of the operation of complex scientific instruments.
  • The University has strong research programs in fundamental physics. The Centre for Medical Radiation Physics is a world leader in its field. Many physicists at UOW work under the aegis of the Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials (ISEM). ISEM is recognized as a flagship research strength of UOW.
  • At UOW Physics is associated with engineering which provides industrial relevance and job opportunities. The Department operates a 0.4m telescope equipped with modern electronic cameras and photometers; and collaborates with the Illawarra Science Centre in developing an astronomy teaching program.

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


The Bachelor of Science (Physics) and the Honours degree conform to the requirements for membership of the Australian Institute of Physics. Recognition as a professional physicist requires the completion of a higher degree or an equivalent amount of professional experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:


    • Domestic Applicants (UAC): 3 July


    • Domestic Applicants (UAC): 30 September 
  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 54 months
  • Credits
    216 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics: Algebra and Differential Calculus
  • Fundamentals of Physics 
  • Introduction to Mathematics
  • Fundamental Programming with Python
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Discrete Mathematics and Difference Equations
  • Multivariate and Vector Calculus
  • Differential Equations: Analysis and Applications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.
  • In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
  • CRICOS: 048495J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37536 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 168912 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 54 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.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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