Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours)

Flinders University

Entry Requirements

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

SACE stage two specialist mathematics or mathematical methods or equivalent.

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing;
  • TOEFL iBT: 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 21 Writing;
  • Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing;
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced: 169 Overall with 169 Writing, 169 Speaking;
  • Occupational English Test (OET): 300 Speaking, 300 Writing; Duolingo (Up to and including Semester 2, 2024): Overall 95-100

Course Details

Gain a foundation in the principles and techniques of modern mathematics, and teaches you how to apply these skills to solve today’s problems. The degree is designed to produce industry-focused graduates who are in demand in a range of careers that use mathematics.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • core topics in mathematics, data science, statistics, computer programming, and professional skills
  • elective topics from across the University.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in principles of analysis, linear algebra and differential equations, several variable calculus, algebra, a statistical project, probability, and computer mathematics
  • elective topics from across the University.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in numerical analysis, methods of applied mathematics, complex analysis, partial differential equations, statistical science, and stochastic processes
  • elective topics from across the University.

Honours year

A typical honours year may include:

  • a major thesis project
  • a selection of computer, science, engineering and mathematics option topics.

Your career

Demand for mathematics graduates is particularly strong as mathematics is used widely in a range of industries including science, engineering, technology and business, and in areas as diverse as linguistics and health.

Potential occupations include:

  • credit bureau analyst
  • data and analytics officer
  • consultant - data analytics
  • quantitative assistant trader
  • consumer research executive.

Potential employers include:

  • research centres
  • schools and universities
  • petroleum and nuclear industries
  • the pharmaceutical industry
  • market research companies
  • banks and accountancy firms

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Level of Study: Bachelor Honours Degree

Duration: 4 years

CRICOS Course Code: 075595C

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6

Annual Tuition: AUD$40,200.00

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