Why study discrete mathematics at La Trobe?

Less listening, more doing

La Trobe students spend between 40% and 60% of class time practising mathematics and building hands-on experience.

Check out our unique approach to teaching mathematics and statistics.

Top 400 globally

We’re ranked in the world's top 400 for mathematics.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023: Mathematics

Leading mathematics research

We’re ranked 'above world standard' for our research in pure mathematics.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Career opportunities in discrete mathematics

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study discrete mathematics prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Financial analyst

Future employers

Potential employers of discrete mathematics graduates include:

  • Banks
  • Large corporations
  • Information technology firms
  • Government departments
  • Business consulting firms

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