Department of Mathematics and Statistics

We equip students with the analytical, forecasting and modelling skills they need to succeed in today's information age.

Our student experience rests on great teaching, a high level of support and industry-based programs.

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Find out about our proud history of teaching and research in the mathematical sciences.

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Our researchers contribute analysis to projects in health, psychology, engineering and computing.

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Our teaching and research partnerships are shaping the future of the discipline.

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Leading research

La Trobe’s research in engineering and the mathematical sciences is rated 'above world standard'.

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

Well respected

Our mathematicians make a difference to health and science.

Award-winning lecturers

Dr Amanda Shaker and Dr Deborah Jackson are recipients of the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Source: Universities Australia

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