Applied Mathematics

Building problem-solving models that are the foundation for true innovation.

We understand mathematics reinforces much of our everyday world, from music on our mobile phones to models of weather and finance. That’s why we offer applied mathematics courses at Swinburne.

Applied mathematics courses allow you to gain a broad understanding of the mathematical and numerical methods used to describe phenomena and predict behaviours in the real world. Explore how to make sense of big data and complexity, using these skills to model fundamental processes in physical and life sciences, industry, social sciences, consumer behaviour and finance.

By the time you graduate, you’ll have the confidence and skills to apply your wisdom to the workplace. Future careers can be found in data analysis, quantitative analysis, mathematical modelling, scientific programming, actuarial sciences, meteorology or climate modelling.

Student Ruxander at Swinburne's Hawthorn campus.

I don’t think I would have had such amazing opportunities presented to me at other universities. I chose Swinburne because experience can never be replaced by academic ranking.


Studying applied mathematics

The Swinburne Advantage

We turn knowing into know-how.

We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.

Starting in 2016, we’re expanding access to our Work Integrated Learning opportunities. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.

Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.

You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.

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Applied mathematics courses

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