Mathematical Sciences

Millions of industries around the world depend on mathematical scientists. They analyse and interpret patterns, predict and model outcomes, solve problems and drive human progress in a range of fields—from biomedical research, environmental conservation and finance to cybersecurity, animation, video game design and more.

As South Australia's top ranked university for mathematical sciences*, our degrees challenge you to explore the full breadth and depth of mathematical learning all within a nurturing, empowering environment. 

You’ll learn from our award-winning lecturers and researchers, who are passionate about the role mathematics and statistics play in helping us solve some of the world's most complex challenges—and have the opportunity to apply your own mathematical expertise on cutting edge research projects as part of your studies. Regardless of what specialisation you choose—a degree in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Adelaide is your pathway to an exciting and rewarding future.

* QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020

  • Top ranked university in South Australia for mathematics*
  • Well above world standard research in the areas of Mathematical Sciences**
  • Jobs in STEM are growing twice as fast as other occupations^

* QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020
** Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) Field of Research Outcomes 2018
^DESE, 2020

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I’m enjoying my time at university and I thoroughly enjoy the content and the work I do. Each course leads very smoothly into the next and there is an overall linkage between many different mathematical courses and ideas in the degree.