Bachelor of Medical Mathematics (Honours)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Medical Mathematics (Honours) deepens and extends study in the Bachelor of Medical Mathematics, which provides the tools and develops the skills required for advanced modelling and analysis in the medical and health sciences sector. This degree considerably widens career opportunities and serves as an initial preparation for employment as a professional medical mathematician/statistician. It also satisfies the entry requirement for higher research studies such as a Master of Philosophy or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. This degree You will gain the skills needed to pursue careers in the health industry, pharmaceutical industry, public health systems and medical organisations. These include hospitals, CSIRO, Australian Bureau of Statistics, forensic research and universities. Other opportunities include summer scholarships and undergraduate research projects with academic staff, access to programs of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) and inter-university courses via our Access Grid Room. What you will study The Bachelor of Medical Mathematics (Honours) provides the tools and develops the skills required for advanced modelling and analysis in the medical and health sciences sector. The program includes a combination of mathematics, statistics, chemistry, biosciences, population health, medical imaging, physiology and psychology. You will gain the skills needed to pursue careers and postgraduate studies in mathematics, statistics, medical research and industry, in areas such as genetics, epidemiology, medical imaging, drug delivery, neurophysiology, and pharmacokinetics.
Course Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from the Bachelor of Medical Mathematics (Honours) will be able to:
Demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in mathematics or statistics;
Demonstrate well-developed cognitive and technical skills in mathematics or statistics to select and apply mathematical or statistical methods to analyse and generate solutions to complex, medically related problems;
Transmit mathematical or statistical knowledge, skills and ideas to others; and
Apply knowledge and skills ethically to demonstrate autonomy and well-developed judgement as a medical mathematician or statistician.
Career opportunities
Biomedical Researcher
Community or Registered Nurse
Exercise Scientist/Physiologist
General Practitioner
Health Administrator
Health Promotion Officer
Health Worker
Industry Health Worker
Laboratory Technician
Sports Administrator
Rehabilitation Specialist
Sports Rehabilitator
Sports Scientist
Scientific Researcher
Allied Health Professional.


Which department am I in? Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

UOW recognizes secondary qualifications from more than 40 countries and education systems, including GCE A levels, International Baccalaureate and SAT, and can assess students who have completed the equivalent of Australian high school (Year 12) for direct entry to the first year of a Bachelor degree. English language requirements: IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL - 79, Pearson PTE - 57.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. In order to succeed in their chosen course, it is assumed they have completed relevant subjects in their senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic Overall Score of 6.0, reading 6.0, writing 6.0, listening 5.0, speaking 5.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 79, reading 18, writing 18, listening 16, speaking 16; Cambridge English: CAE and CPE score of 169; PTE Academic overall score of 57 (Reading and Writing 57, Speaking and Listening 50).

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Full Time (1 year (2 sessions))

USD $35,980/year fee for MBA; USD $26,378/year fee for Master degree. This is the general Master and MBA fee and is offered as a guide.

26 February 2018, 23 July 2018

University of Wollongong Wollongong Campus, UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG, New South Wales, 2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia