Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences

Can you imagine developing the next search algorithm for Google or creating mathematical theories that help discover the secret of the universe? A degree in mathematical sciences could help you achieve just that.

Mathematical sciences is the key to analysing data and developing algorithms that turn numbers and figures into goals or projections. This is extremely valuable and those that can visualise data are highly sought after. The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences prepares you to take advantage of these growing career opportunities.

Minimum entry requirements

Selection criteria

  • Preference will be given to applicants with one or more level 3 subjects from Calculus, Mathematics, Statistics
  • Students who do not have the above background may be directed to take certain papers in their first year of study
  • Interview may be required

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent

Preferred New Zealand school subjects

  • Calculus, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

Don’t meet the entry requirements?

Consider starting with our Certificate in Science and Technology.

Certificate in Science and Technology

Majors you can study in the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences

Choosing a major is optional. If you want to study a broad range of papers, you can complete the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences with no major.

Additional majors and minors for bachelor’s degrees

Add an additional major or a minor to your bachelor’s degree and study another area that interests you. You can choose from a wide range of additional majors or minors.

Additional majors and minors for bachelor’s degrees

Year 1

You study a range of technology-focused papers that have modelling applications in industry and help you develop tools for evidence-based decision-making.

Because communication skills are essential for today’s workplaces you also study a communications paper.

Year 2 and 3

There is a wide range of second and third-year papers, depending on your major. For details about the papers refer to the individual major pages.

Workplace experience

In Year 3, you may work on a real-life research project in an area related to your major. This project gives you the all-important competitive edge for your career, and is also good preparation for postgraduate study.

Quick facts
Programme code:
3 years full-time / part-time available
City Campus

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

$6,000 - $6,355
  • This represents the tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018. Exact tuition fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 tuition fees may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT

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The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.