The Advanced Mathematics degree is aimed at high-achieving students who want to specialise in mathematics as a basis for the increasing range of quantitative careers in areas such as finance, environmental modelling and research. This four-year degree combines advanced coursework with an Honours-level research project. UNSW offers mathematics students advanced facilities combined with innovative teaching.

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Why choose this degree?

If you have a love for mathematics and statistics, and are looking to pursue a career that takes advantage of new mathematical developments and innovations, this is the degree for you.

Who should choose this degree?

High-achieving students who wish to specialise in mathematics as a basis for the increasing range of quantitative careers in areas such as finance, environmental modelling and research.


  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

Graduates from this degree may pursue a career as a biostatistician, actuary, banker, business systems analyst, cryptographer, computer programmer, computer scientist, data scientist, database administrator, financial trader, mathematical biologist, mathematics teacher, oceanographer, quantitative analyst, research officer, risk analyst, science communicator, software engineer, statistician or Venture Capitalist.

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Statistical Society of Australia

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics Extension 1

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank


2019 Guaranteed Entry


2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma


2018 QLD OP


How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Annual Tuition Fee


Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 2.

* The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will pay depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment.

Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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