The UNSW Graduate Diploma in Mathematics and Statistics is a 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’s flexibility allows you to sample a variety of areas of mathematics and statistics for specialisation in further study. It is also a pathway to a Master of Mathematics, Financial Mathematics or Statistics.

Who should choose this degree?

Students who have a degree or a major in mathematics and statistics, or have requisite mathematical or statistical experience, choose this program to broaden their knowledge and qualifications.

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. Please Note:

Students must have permission of the Head of School or Nominee to be admitted into the program.

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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