School of Mathematics and Statistics

School of Mathematics and Statistics

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is home to mathematics, the world’s oldest continuously-studied academic discipline. All the subjects we teach have an important history and exciting future.

Our students engage with ideas at the frontiers of pure and applied mathematics, logic and stochastic processes, led by the School’s world-class academic staff.

We collaborate widely, partnering with researchers in many disciplines including ecology, geophysics, linguistics, music and psychology.

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07 Oct 2016 - 11:47Victoria student awarded prestigious Woolf Fisher scholarship
A Victoria University of Wellington student has been awarded a prestigious Woolf Fisher Trust scholarship worth around $300,000 for his doctoral study at the University of Cambridge. Honours student Liam ... More »
07 Sep 2016 - 14:15Creativity Scholarships 2016 for Undergraduate Students
These scholarships have been set up as part of the Cultivating Creative Capital work. There are 5 scholarships of 2000 dollars each. The scholarships will be awarded to students who have distinguished ... More »

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Your First Year

Find out about Victoria's mathematical sciences study options, first year courses, admission criteria and how to apply.

Master of Applied Statistics

The Master of Applied Statistics (MAppStat) is designed to train students in a range of advanced statistical techniques and to provide them with an appreciation of the variety of work undertaken by professional statisticians.

Yuki Fujita

“It’s exciting to apply what I’ve learnt to real world data, try different approaches and see what results we get.”

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Courtney Jones

Best jobs are in Maths

Actuary, Mathematician and Statistician have yet again been ranked among the 4 top careers in an annual survey.

Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science

What is an actuary? Why study to be one? Find out more about the profession and our Actuarial Science programme.