Highlights

  • Combine an information technology specialisation with applied and computational mathematics, operations research, or statistics.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Specialise in business process management, data warehousing, digital environments, enterprise systems, network systems, software engineering or web technologies.
  • Study advanced calculus, linear algebra, vectors and matrices, computational mathematics, differential equations, operations research, data analysis and statistical modelling.

Highlights

  • Combine an information technology specialisation with applied and computational mathematics, operations research, or statistics.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Specialise in business process management, data warehousing, digital environments, enterprise systems, network systems, software engineering or web technologies.
  • Study advanced calculus, linear algebra, vectors and matrices, computational mathematics, differential equations, operations research, data analysis and statistical modelling.

Why choose this course?

Mathematics and information technology are interrelated disciplines. This double degree provides you with the knowledge and skills to develop solutions for complex problems that provide great benefits to society. In the first year you will build a foundation in mathematics and information technology and then select integrated strands combining units from the areas of applied and computational mathematics, operations research, or statistics.with the combined information technology specialisation of your choice. 

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What to expect

Financial support

You should consider applying for an industry-sponsored mathematics bursary or an information technology scholarship to help you financially throughout your studies.

Other study options

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

Mathematics underpins much of information technology, especially in the more advanced areas of development and analysis. As a graduate you may find employment as a data visualisation specialist, operations research specialist, computational scientist, statistician (there is high demand in the insurance industry), or work in complex system and scientific modelling.

Professional recognition

Graduates may be eligible for membership in the Australian Mathematical Society (AMS), ANZIAM (Australia and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics, a division of AMS), the Australian Society for Operations Research Inc. (ASOR) and the Statistical Society of Australia, depending on unit selections. This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). ACS accreditation is internationally recognised by the Seoul Accord.

Possible careers

  • Actuary
  • Computer Game Programmer
  • Data Communications Specialist
  • Database Manager
  • Market Research Manager
  • Mathematician
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Manager
  • Programmer
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Statistician
  • Systems Analyst

Details and units

The Bachelor of Mathematics component consists of:

  • Six (6) core units (72 credit points - 48cp + 24cp core options)
  • Ten (10) major core units (120 credit points).

 

The Bachelor of Information Technology component consists of:

  • Six (6) core units (72 credit points - 48cp + 24cp core options)
  • Ten (10) major core units (120 credit points).

The Mathematics Component consists of :

 - Six (6) Core units (72 credit points - 48cp + 24cp Core options)

- Ten (10) Major Core units (120 credit points)

 

The Bachelor of Information Technology component consists of:

- Six (6) Core units (72 credit points - 48cp + 24cp Core options)

- Ten (10) Major Core units (120 credit points)

Requirements

OP
6
Selection rank
89.00

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2020.

Don't have an OP or selection rank?

Find out other ways you can apply

Starting uni in 2021?

There are some changes to subjects and the qualifications we’ll consider for entry to QUT from 2021 and beyond. Make sure you’re prepared to apply.

The selection rank is a good indication of the equivalent ATAR.

Find out how these changes might affect you

Course code
SE30
QTAC code
418552
CRICOS code
059226F
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
4 years full-time
Duration
4 years full-time
Entry
February
Entry
February
Offer Guarantee
Yes
Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge:

  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C)

More about assumed knowledge

Offer guarantee

If you achieve an ATAR/selection rank of 93.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfy all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

More about advanced standing

Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2019

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments
OP Selection rank OP Selection rank
Highest OP/selection rank
to receive an offer
OP 1
Selection rank 99
OP 1
Selection rank 99
Median OP/selection rank
to receive an offer
OP 4
Selection rank 94
OP 3
Selection rank 96
Lowest OP/selection rank
to receive an offer
OP 7
Selection rank 6
OP 6
Selection rank 89

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

I completed my studies outside of Australia

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this course.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

Subject prerequisites
  • Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C)

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

I completed secondary school in Australia

Guide to entry thresholds

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2020.

OP
6
Rank
89
Offer guarantee

If you completed secondary school in Australia and achieve an ATAR/selection rank of 93.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfy all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2021 fees

2021: CSP $9,800 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $35,700 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Find out more about undergraduate course fees

HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

Find out more about government loans

Scholarships

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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