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Bachelor of Mathematics/Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Queensland University of Technology - Gardens PointKelvin Grove

Course outline

The Bachelor of Mathematics component produces graduates with well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to use mathematics in a range of applications. The program is flexible, you have the opportunity to explore the different study areas in your common first year before choosing your stream of specialisation (applied and computational mathematics or statistics and operations research).

It offers studies in applied mathematics, computational mathematics, mathematical modelling, operations research, visualisation and statistical modelling. This is not a stand-alone degree, but the first part of a vertical-double degree.

You will continue your studies by undertaking the Master of Teaching (Secondary) to prepare you to teach in mathematics and technologies education in a secondary school setting. Education and curriculum studies complement content knowledge. Professional experience placements provide the opportunity to work in real educational settings, supervised by practising professional educators.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Mathematics/Master of Teaching (Secondary) at QUT.

Other requirements

A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution. You must successfully complete the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students to graduate.

Admissions Criteria

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


Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years; LANTITE Literacy status; LANTITE Numeracy status; Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to the QTAC Teacher Entry website: (

If your previous studies were completed in a country other than Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, or the United States of America or undertaken in a language other than English you must provide evidence of English language proficiency with an IELTS overall score of 7.5 with minimum sub-scores of 8.0 in Speaking and Listening and 7.0 in Reading and Writing, obtained within two years prior to the start of the program, or the successful completion of three years full-time bachelor level study where the language of instruction is English completed in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, or the United States of America.

Incomplete education/teaching studies in Australia: successful completion of the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) is not an entry requirement for this program. However, if you achieved a ‘satisfactory’ result for one or more component of the LANTITE at another institution, the ‘satisfactory’ result can be carried across to QUT. You are not eligible to apply for a place in the course if one or more component of LANTITE remains at ‘unsatisfactory’ after two test attempts for that component.

Assumed knowledge

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

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Career opportunities

High school teacher of mathematics, statistician or mathematician in the finance, investment, information technology, environmental management, health, defence, and research industries.


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Start Date
Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024

CSP/$4640 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences, Education
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

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