Course Description

Mathematics teaches you to think logically and approach problems in analytical and creative ways.

RMIT offers one of the only stand-alone applied mathematics undergraduate programs in Australia.

Mathematics graduates apply their problem-solving skills to a wide variety of fields, including:

  • banking and finance
  • environmental modelling (resources, biodiversity, weather and climate)
  • data sciences and decision science
  • network sciences
  • sport management
  • logistics
  • management
  • information security (coding, cryptography)
  • engineering (fluid mechanics, optimising industrial processes)
  • education and research

This program focuses on applying maths to real-world problems to enhance your employment prospects.

Theory is linked to practical projects and applied to real scenarios. You'll make practical use of industry-relevant computer software packages and programming tools.

RMIT differs from many universities as you are enrolled in a flexible and diverse mathematics program from the first day.

Work-integrating learning offers many opportunities to meet industry representatives and get real work experience.

This program is ideal if you're interested in:

  • enhancing your analytical and critical thinking skills
  • finding creative and innovative solutions
  • developing your computer programming skills

Why study mathematics at RMIT?

  1. You’ll graduate job-ready due to industry-related experience in Years 2 and 3 through projects and/or placements.
  2. Flexible learning opportunities that enable you to build your career profile.
  3. Global mobility experiences with the opportunity to study one or two semesters abroad.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $32,640 per year full-time


3 years full time, 6 years part time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 67.8% (national average 67.0%)
Improved skills: 87.1% (national average 85.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 81.9% (national average 83.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 54.7% (national average 57.2%)
Studying full time: 38.8% (national average 45.2%)
Median full time salary: $50,500 (national average $55,300)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 067839K
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Code: BP083

Entry Requirements

The highest level of education you have previously completed will determine which category applies to you.

Entry to this program is competitive. Applicants are ranked and selected in order of merit based on their academic achievement, e.g., ATAR or GPA (including any adjustments).

Applicants with recent secondary education (current or within the past two years)

Successful completion of an Aus