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BSc Mathematics and Statistics

Catalog id : 002153M
 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
Full Time

3 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

15000 AUD
15000 AUD

Application fee

International 29 AUD
National 29 AUD
Faculty of Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)79
SAT (avg)577

World University Ranking

About this course

  • Distinguished research biologist and Australian of the Year, Sir Gustav Nossal recommends. “Do as much Mathematics and Statistics as you can in your degrees – these skills will empower your professional lives.”
  • Mathematics and Statistics is at the leading edge of knowledge, providing important new insights into nature, technology and business, while drawing on a rich history of ideas as old as civilisation itself.
  • This major will enable you to gain depth of knowledge in a specialised area, as well as equip you with transferable skills related to conceptual understanding, how to analyse and solve problems, and teamwork. These are powerful tools for understanding science and the world of economics and finance, as well as in the study of human behaviour in the fields of psychology, linguistics and the social sciences.
  • Study of Mathematics and Statistics is also available in the Diploma in Mathematical Sciences at Melbourne.


  • A Mathematics major provides a strong foundation for an employment or research career in areas including the general sciences, agriculture and environmental sciences, banking, finance, commerce, engineering, government and education.

Job titles may include: logistics/project manager, market research consultant, or medical analyst.

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Eligibility Criteria


Australian Year 12

  • Domestic students: 2017 Minimum ATAR 85.00
  • Domestic students: 2016 Clearly-in Rank 85.00
  • International students: 2017 Guaranteed ATAR 85.00
  • VCE (units 3 and 4) prerequisite subjects-A study score of at least 25 in English/English Language/Literature or at least 30 in EAL, and at least 25 in Mathematical Methods (CAS) or Specialist Mathematics, and in one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics; OR A study score of at least 25 in English/English Language/Literature or at least 30 in EAL, and at least 25 in both Mathematical Methods (CAS) and Specialist Mathematics

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

  • International students: 2017 Guaranteed IB score-31
  • IB prerequisite subjects-English, Mathematics (or Further Mathematics), and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics, OR English, Mathematics and Further Mathematics

GCE A Levels/Singapore A Levels

  • International students: 2017 Guaranteed score-BCC
  • A Level prerequisite subjects-Mathematics and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics and at least Grade C in an accepted AS Level English subject

Trinity College Foundation Studies

  • Trinity College Foundation Studies-80
  • TCFS prerequisite subjects-EAP (a score of at least 50%),English, Mathematics 1, and oneof Biology, Chemistry or PhysicsOR EAP (a score of at least 50%),English and both Mathematics 1 and Mathematics 2

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Course Modules

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How to Apply

Studying Year 12 in Australia

  • You should apply through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Full details about the VTAC application process can be found on the VTAC website. Through VTAC, you can list up to 12 course preferences. You should list courses in your order of preference with the course of greatest interest listed first. Be sure that your application is finalised by the VTAC due dates.
  • If you have previously applied to the University of Melbourne via VTAC but were not offered a place or were offered but never enrolled, you should apply as a new student.
  • If you're studying interstate, you can find more specific application information for your state in one of our application flyers: NSW/ACT QLD SA TAS WA

Current University of Melbourne international students

  • If you're an international student currently studying at the University of Melbourne and you wish to transfer to another University of Melbourne course, you must submit your transfer application via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Be sure that your application is finalised by the VTAC due dates.

All other international students

  • You can apply online using our e-application.
  • Please ensure your application is received by us before the relevant deadline. An application fee of AUD$100 applies. This fee is non-refundable.
  • Alternatively, if you would prefer to apply in person in your own country, we have a number of overseas representatives in a variety of countries. Search our list of overseas representatives to find one near you.
  • If you have accepted an offer from another institution in Australia, been granted a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) and want to transfer to the University of Melbourne within the first six months of study you will need a letter of release from that institution. Please see our International Student Transfer Policy for more details.

International Baccalaureate and US Advanced Placement students

  • You can choose to have your IB or AP results sent directly to the University as soon as they are released. Please make sure you advise us in your application if you have authorised the release of your results.
  • University of Melbourne AP institution code: 9015
  • University of Melbourne IB institution code: 002406

Study abroad or exchange

  • If you're interested in studying at Melbourne for a shorter period - one or two semesters - please refer to the Melbourne Global Mobility site.

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