The Master of Science (32 units) is designed for graduates who have achieved first year university level in their chosen field of mathematics, physics or statistics and wish to extend their knowledge. This program also provides a pathway to PhD study.
For your two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) studies, you'll select from 40-50 courses, depending on your field of study, allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your interests and career goals.
You'll be able to apply your gained knowledge on a range of collaborations, including research projects externally and within our research centres, commercialisation ventures and industry placements and internships.
You'll also have the opportunity to carry out research projects with staff in various research centres such as the ARC Centres for Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems, Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies, Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers, and Plant Success.
Many of our Mathematics graduates study higher degrees and go on to research positions at universities and other major research institutions. Our Physics graduates gain advanced skills that are widely applicable and highly valued by a diverse range of employers. Equally, our Statistics graduates are in high demand in business, industry, and government.
Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to: