24 months
33840 AUD/year
32784 AUD/year
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The Master of Mathematics offered by the University of Wollongong is designed for candidates holding a Bachelor degree with a minor (or major) study in Mathematics, or equivalent, to undertake further studies in mathematics as preparation for a postgraduate research degree or work as a mathematician in business and government.

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As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

The  Master of Mathematics offered by the University of Wollongong  is designed to consolidate and expand existing mathematics knowledge and to develop skills in undertaking mathematical research projects. It is also suitable for Mathematics graduates who have worked for a few years and need to upgrade their skills and knowledge.

What you will study

You will choose a program of study that suits your entry level, with a major in either:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics

You will study subjects from the list of Preparation and Foundations subjects, plus elective subjects from maths and statistics, and Advanced Topics in Applied Mathematics or Advanced Topic in Pure Mathematics.

Preparation subjects include Multivariate and Vector Calculus, Differential Equations: Analysis and Applications, Linear Algebra and Groups, Complex Variables and Group Theory, Mathematical Modelling, and Real Analysis.

Foundation subjects include Mathematics for Cryptography, Enhanced Programs in Differential Equations, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Industrial Mathematical Modelling, Financial Calculus, Operations Research, Numerical Analysis, Algebra, Calculus of Variations and Geometry, Wavelets, Medical Mathematics and Applications, and Applied Probability and Financial Risk.


The Master of Mathematics degree is fully accredited by the Australian Mathematical Society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multivariate and Vector Calculus
  • Differential Equations: Analysis and Aplication
  • Linear Algebra and Groups
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Real Analysis
  • Mathematics for Cryptography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




96 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

  • A three-year Australian Bachelors degree, or equivalent, with at least one year of Mathematics or Statistics and an equivalent average mark of 60%.
  • CRICOS: 084776A

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 67680 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    32784 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 65568 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


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