Specialise in mathematics, statistics or a combination of both.
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Science at Western
You will develop skills that enable you to model and solve real-world problems using mathematical techniques. This will lead to a wide range of career options in commercial and government institutions. You may specialise in mathematics and or statistics as well as taking units from other areas such as marketing, accounting, arts and the social sciences. This degree combines Science with learning about Education where you will also take four units of study in Education Studies. You will be offered a place in the Master of Teaching program on successful completion of the degree.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $29,040*
Delivery: On campus
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As a science graduate in mathematics, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Teacher (with further study)
- Quantitative/financial analyst or consultant
- Business, market, investment or risk analyst
- Sales and production forecasting officer
- Production-systems planning officer
- Finance, information security, mining, meteorology, health and genetics
Mathematicians develop and apply mathematical and quantitative principles and techniques to solve problems in a range of fields such as business and finance, scientific and social research, and engineering.
As a Data Analyst / Scientist you will explore data to make discoveries and gain new insights, forecast future needs and emerging trends, and thus equip managers to make informed decisions.
University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.
Biostatisticians are specialists in the evaluation of data used for scientific evidence. They provide the mathematical framework to interpret scientific data generated in biology, medical sciences, public health and other health sciences.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.