The UNSW Graduate Certificate in Mathematics and Statistics is a short and flexible program designed to deepen the mathematics or statistics knowledge gained in undergraduate studies. It is intended to students with a degree comprising a significant quantitative component, such as Science, Engineering or Finance, who wish to consolidate their mathematical background for further studies.

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Why choose this degree?

This program is both flexible and short, allowing you to cover as much ground in mathematics or statistics for further study and specialisation.

Who should choose this degree?

Students with a degree comprising a significant quantitative component – such as Science, Engineering or Finance – who wish to consolidate their mathematical background choose this program.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Mathematical Modeller
  • Banker
  • Programmer
  • Business Analyst
  • Maths Communicator

Entry requirements

To gain entry to this program, students must:

(1)Have completed a Bachelor of Mathematics or a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree with a major in mathematics or statistics; and (2)Have sufficient mathematical and/or statistical background, as indicated by an average of 65 or above in level III mathematics and/or statistics university courses Note

Prospective international students should note they will need to meet the University's English language requirements.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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