Mathematical Physics

    What will I study?


    You will gain a deep understanding of the physical world and develop skills in analysis, problem solving and critical thinking.

    Your major structure

    You’ll complete this major as part of a Bachelor of Science degree.

    In your first and second years you will complete subjects that are prerequisites for your major, including mathematics and physics subjects.

    In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of study that is deep and specialised study in mathematical physics.

    Throughout your degree you will also take science elective subjects and breadth (non-science) subjects, in addition to your major subjects and prerequisites.

    Read more about studying mathematics and statistics at the University of Melbourne.

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