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Mathematics

Mathematics

Undergraduate Double Degree Major

MDDU-MATHS

Major
Mathematics Double Degree Major (BSc/BCom, BSc/BA)
Credit
450

Outline

Mathematics

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019).

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Curtin has strong links with industry and the business world. As a result of this close interaction, the units offered are designed to develop the practical skills needed to address real-world problems. A work experience program runs from second year onwards, exposing students to real applications of their mathematical studies, and introducing them to potential employers.

This course sits within the double degree combination of Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts, and also the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce. Applicants have the choice of which double degree combination they would like to study.

 Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Student profile

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Career information

Mathematics graduates are sought after by many Federal and State government departments, research organisations, industries and consultancies due to their science training, critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities.

  • Data analyst
  • Information technologist
  • Programmer
  • Project analyst/manager
  • Logistics
  • Scheduler
  • Statistical analyst
  • Industrial engineer
  • Mathematician
  • Statistician
  • Supply chain manager

What you'll learn

  • understand and apply mathematical and statistical principles and concepts in areas such as operations research to solve problems relevant to science, industry, commerce and government
  • apply mathematics and statistical methods to critically analyse problems in science, and mathematics and to think creatively to generate innovative solutions
  • locate, extract and critically appraise relevant evidence and scientific literature in relation to industrial modelling
  • communicate effectively within the context of mathematical science through the written word and by oral presentation
  • use new technologies to effectively gather data and communicate information
  • understand the theoretical framework of mathematical and statistical science and work as a responsible, reflective, self directed and motivated life long learner
  • be aware of the diversity of international perspectives and apply international standards of practice within their profession
  • understand cultural diversity and how it impacts on the discipline of mathematical science
  • display professional behaviour both independently and as a team member through the use of ethical practices

Entry requirements

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: +61 8 9266 5888

CRL search

Fees & charges

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How to apply

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  • Curtin course code: MDDU-MATHS
  • Last updated on: August 12, 2020