To gain entry to this program, students must:
- Have completed a Bachelor of Mathematics or a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree with a major in mathematics or statistics; and
- 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.
In addition, students must have permission of the Head of School or Nominee to be admitted into the program.
Honours graduates in Mathematics or Statistics from UNSW (or equivalent) may receive advanced standing of up to a maximum of 24 UOC and may complete the degree within 48 UOC, or one year of full time study.
Students with a Graduate Diploma in Mathematics and Statistics from UNSW with a weighted average mark of 70 or more may receive advanced standing of up to a maximum of 48 UOC and may complete the degree with 24 UOC, or 0.5 year of full time study. The specific advanced standing to be awarded will be determined at the time of admission and will be based on the student's background and previous study.