Arts - Mathematics

University of Waikato

18 months
20453 USD/year
4496 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Arts - Mathematics at the University of Waikato is a subject of vital importance that underpins many activities of our modern world. Employers recognise University of Waikato Mathematics graduates for their analytical and problem solving skills as well as their high level of numeracy, which are critical skills for a broad range of jobs.


If you are a graduate with a Arts - Mathematics degree at the University of Waikato, or even with a strong Mathematical component to your degree, you will be a valuable person in today's workforce, with a qualification that appeals to a wide range of employers including banks, insurance companies, schools and government departments.

There is strong employer demand for Mathematicians, due to a shortage of Mathematics graduates and in particular a critical shortage of Mathematics teachers.

Career opportunities

  • Data Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • IT or Computing Analyst
  • Mathematical Modeller
  • Meteorologist
  • Research Scientist
  • Secondary School Teacher

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cryptography
  • Metric Spaces
  • Finite Groups
  • Advanced Topics in Pure Mathematics
  • Report of an Investigation
  • Classic Partial Differential Equations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20453 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20453 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    4496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4496 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • Fees (Domestic): NZD 6,748-8,085
  • Fees (International): NZD 30,695-34,930 (120 pts) or 46,045-$52,395 (180 pts)


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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