Mathematics and Statistics
What will I study?
You’ll complete this major as part of a Bachelor of Science degree.
This major gives you deep knowledge in one of four specialisations: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics and Operations Research, and Statistics and Stochastic Processes.
In your first and second years you will complete subjects that are prerequisites for your major, including foundational mathematics and statistics subjects.
In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of deep and specialised study in your chosen specialisation of mathematics and statistics.
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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