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The School of Mathematical Sciences has a long history of achievement in research and postgraduate education, and a reputation for providing a stimulating and supportive environment.

Facilities and resources available include conference travel, opportunities to participate in the teaching program and access to excellent computing facilities. Over many years the University of Adelaide has ranked in the top two or three Australian universities for PhD completions in mathematics and statistics, and our graduates are highly sought after.

The Adelaide University Graduate Centre is responsible for the management and administration of research education at the University of Adelaide.

The Postgraduate Coordinator Research is Associate Professor Benjamin Binder.

The Master of Mathematical Sciences allows students with a background in a related field to expand their knowledge in the mathematical sciences to an advanced level. Students may specialise by choosing courses in the disciplines of applied mathematics, pure mathematics, and statistics. The program has a full-time duration of two years and consists of 33 units of coursework and a 15-unit research project. Besides a substantial thesis, the project includes a seminar presentation and a series of workshops on research methodology. The program provides a pathway into a PhD program in the mathematical sciences. Upon entry, each student meets with an advisor to prepare a personalised study plan tailored to the student’s background and interests.

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Postgraduate coursework degrees are skill and practical based, and are based primarily around lectures and tutorials. A Bachelor's degree is normally the prerequisite for entry.

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