Overview

Mathematics and statistics are essential to advanced financial and economic modelling, making Advanced Mathematics a natural complement to Economics. Economics subjects will equip you with analytical and statistical skills you can apply to any business or finance role. Core studies in economic theory and econometric methods – combined with a specialisation in econometrics, economics or financial economics – will give you a solid grounding in modern economic analysis.Develop strong research skills with the Advanced Mathematics degree, which involves advanced coursework and an Honours research project. Potential majors include applied mathematics, pure mathematics, quantitative risk and advanced statistics.

Program Code

3564

UAC Code

424460

CRICOS Code

088860F

Total units of credit (UOC)

240

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

23

Why choose this degree?

You will have the opportunity to combine a professional economics qualification with an in-depth study in mathematics or statistics. This degree will prepare you technically and professionally for the increasing range of quantitative careers.

Who should choose this degree?

Students seeking and advanced program that combines economics knowledge with applied skills in mathematics or statistics. This degree would suit those interested in a career as a quantitative analyst.

Majors

  • Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Economist
  • Business consultant
  • Credit analyst
  • Economic forecaster
  • Mathematician
  • Policy adviser
  • Quantitative or statistical analyst
  • Wealth management analyst

UNSW Business School's Career Accelerator portfolio offers students exclusive access to a suite of for-credit, co-curricular and business experience opportunities to kick start your career.

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics Extension 1

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

89.35

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

95.00

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

95.00

2019 A levels 4

18

2019 IB Diploma 5

37

2019 QLD OP 6

4

1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

The 2019 A levels score is based on four Advanced Level (A2) subject. Entry scores are calculated from the best three or four A2 subjects (excluding repeated subjects) using the following values: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. At most one Applied A Level subject may be included in the best four subjects used to calculate the aggregate.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders 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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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$10,341*

Commonwealth Supported Place – multiple Student Contribution Bands may apply for this double degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands.

*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 be liable for 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 may increase each year during your studies (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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