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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Continue your study in advanced mathematics to gain the foundation for a highly paid career in diverse industry sectors, or in multidisciplinary and emerging research areas.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
1 year full-time
Course Code
2421, 094108K
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$43,504 per year / $43,504 total

About this course

The Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) program is designed to further cultivate the mathematical and communication skills that you developed throughout your undergraduate studies.

During the year, you'll devote yourself to a single, in-depth research project and take on a broad range of advanced courses. The research project will ensure that you investigate one particular topic to a deep and thorough level of scholarship, with a requirement of producing written and oral outputs of the highest quality. You'll also broaden your mathematical skills by undertaking advanced coursework with topics such as number theory, advanced statistics, combinatorial designs, financial calculus or general relativity.

When you graduate with honours, you'll be sought by industry for your excellent problem-solving abilities. You'll have opportunities to pursue a wide range of rewarding positions in finance, economics, mathematical research, statistics, actuarial studies, quantitative finance, meteorology, information technology, data science and teaching.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Further your knowledge through additional advanced coursework, with topics designed to place you at the leading-edge of contemporary mathematics.
  • Undertake an in-depth research project under the supervision of world-class academics.
  • Leverage UQ's mathematics research and industry networks to widen your career options.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Financial analyst
  • Algorithm specialist
  • Software engineer
  • Data architect
  • Business analyst
  • Risk modeller
  • Mathematics teacher
  • Data scientist
  • Applied statistician
  • Quantitative researcher