Where will this take me?


After completing the Mathematics and Statistics major in the Bachelor of Science, you’ll be well placed to move into the workforce, further study, or graduate research.

Career outcomes

With this major you could pursue career paths in research, banking, finance, commerce, data science, logistics, project management, market research or medical analysis.

Employers include IBM, GE Renewable Energy, PwC, and universities.

Further study


If you wish to continue your studies at graduate level, this major is a great foundation for the Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics).

Other graduate degrees you could consider are:

Depending on the subjects you take in your Bachelor of Science, a range of other graduate degrees may be possible – in fields as diverse as science and technology, health sciences, teaching, law, business, humanities and more.


If you complete a masters course with a significant research component, you can go on to study a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), or another graduate research program.

This will set you up for a rewarding career in research, with an employer such as a university, research institute, government organisation, or technology or finance company.

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