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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Coming Events

May31Seminar Kaehler-Einstein metrics on hypersurfaces

Speaker: Dr. Heather Macbeth
Date: Tuesday 31st May 2016
Time: 03:10 PM
Venue: Cotton Club, Cotton 350 More »

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Latest News

04 Apr 2016 - 16:25New Professor Explores Multiplicity of Mathematics
The freezing of sea ice and exploding rocks in volcanoes may not sound like things a mathematician would worry about, but a newly appointed Professor says mathematics has taken him on a 40 year academic ... More »
10 Mar 2016 - 16:54Rod Downey Founder of International Conference series CCR
Rod Downey is a founder, with Veronica Becher in (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Denis Hirschfeldt (Chicago), of the international conference series Computability, Complexity and Randomness (CCR), first ... 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.