Bachelor of Science with a major in Mathematics
Macquarie University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
3-4 years

Course Description

Bachelor ofScience with a major in Mathematics



From ancient times, mathematics has underpinned developments in science and technology. Mathematics is pure thought, independent of the external world, yet it looks to the world for its inspiration.

Today and into the future, mathematics has a dynamic application in many areas of science and finance, such as computing, biology, communications and environmental science. In studying this major, you will gain unique training in abstract reasoning and problem-solving that is highly sought after by a wide range of employers.


  • A flexible program so you can tailor your studies to your interests.
  • This major offers a balanced program of pure and applied mathematics taught by internationally recognised research mathematicians.

This major has been accredited by the Australian Mathematical Society. 


Career Opportunities


This major provides you with various career opportunities, including: 

  • Data analysis
  • Engineering
  • Financial analysis
  • IT and computing
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Mathematics teaching (with the Bachelor of Education)
  • Research and development
  • Statistical analysis
  • University lecturing and research


  • Banks
  • Defence industry, DSTO
  • Education
  • Life insurance companies
  • Social security
  • Treasury
  • Utilities, such as Telstra, AGL and electricity companies

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