Applied mathematics teaches you how to put mathematical theories and methods into practice creatively to solve real-world problems and enhance modern technology.
Mathematics is crucial for analysing and improving the challenges of modern life. The skills you will develop in mathematical modelling can be applied across a broad range of areas.
For example: medical diagnosis tools and treatment; weather forecasting; space exploration; financial modelling and prediction; disaster management; computer animation and gaming; and online security.
You can major in Applied Mathematics in our:
- Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
- Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced)
- Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Science
A major enables you to specialise by completing a series of courses within your degree in an area of interest. Our Applied Mathematics major focuses on the creative application of mathematical theories to solve real-world problems.
Careers in applied mathematics
Studying applied mathematics will help you develop highly sought-after skills, such as: logical thinking; problem solving; creativity; data analysis; and precise communication.
You will be well prepared to forge a highly rewarding career in industries such as:
- banking and finance
- insurance and investment
- information technology
- environmental modelling
Our graduates are often employed by leading local and national organisations, including: