Bachelor of Mathematics/Bachelor of Computer Science
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Prepare yourself to research and develop the next big breakthroughs in technology and science. Combine your theoretical studies of algorithms and data structures in computer science with a comprehensive specialised knowledge and sophisticated application of mathematics. Select your mathematics specialisation from over 60 courses in mathematics and statistics. You will learn how to solve problems in the physical and biological sciences, engineering, information technology, economics and business. Choose from a range of majors covering topical issues in mathematics and computer science. Study applied mathematics, cyber security, data analytics and operations research, data science, machine learning, mathematical physics, programming languages, pure mathematics, scientific computing or statistics. Develop your high-level quantitative and analytic skills to play a key role at the forefront of new and emerging fields to support the global finance, energy, transport, health and communications industries. For more information, visit Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science at UQ.

Note

Specialist Mathematics is recommended for this program. Students without Specialist Mathematics or equivalent may be required to undertake preparatory courses which may not enable the program to be completed in the minimum time frame without overloading or undertaking summer study.

Majors

Applied mathematics, cyber security, data analytics and operations research, data science, machine learning, mathematical physics, programming languages, pure mathematics, scientific computing or statistics.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
93.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.90

97.15

91.30

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

99.70

93.30

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

0

0

39

0

0

<5*

50

Percentage of all students

N/P#

0.0%

0.0%

78.0%

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Demand for quantitatively trained graduates is at an all-time high and you will find employment in industry sectors including finance, economics, information technology, data science, teaching and emerging fields at the integration of science and technology.

Course Code
714421
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$6270 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane