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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Master of Science

  • Masters (Coursework)

Extend your knowledge in your chosen field of mathematics, physics or statistics and capitalise on the growing demand for high-level scientific expertise.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
5712, 099432B
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$44,736 per year / $89,472 total

About this course

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.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Study at UQ's Faculty of Science, internationally renowned for excellence and impact in teaching and research.
  • Benefit from UQ's long-standing links with industry and government partners.
  • Apply your gained knowledge through a range of collaborations, including research projects externally and within our research centres, commercialisation ventures, and industry placements or internships.

Career pathways

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:

  • Scientific researcher
  • Banking analyst
  • University academic
  • Health researcher
  • Market risk manager
  • Investment analyst
  • Product developer
  • Quality controller
  • Finance analyst
  • Asset and liability manager