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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:

  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Mathematics for Cryptography
  • Differential Equations 
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Applied Mathematical Modelling 
  • Industrial Mathematical Modelling
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Algebra
  • Topology and Chaos
  • Calculus of Variations and Geometry
  • Wavelets
  • Medical Mathematics and Applications
  • Solution of Differential Equations By One Parameter Groups
  • Advanced Topics in Applied Mathematics
  • Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

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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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Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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