Any more questions?

We’d love to answer any of your questions. Please contact Tim and Jovanna at the office.

maths.schooloffice@sydney.edu.au

9351 5787


How do I enrol?

  • For information on application procedures, please refer to the University’s admissions web page.
  • To choose Advanced Mathematics, choose the Dalyell Scholars program in your UAC application, and select the course “B Science/B Advanced Studies (Dalyell Scholars including Mathematical Sciences)”. The course code is 513911.


Do you have a Maths pre-requisite?

  • From 2019 onwards the University of Sydney will require HSC Mathematics (that is, 2 Unit Mathematics, not General Mathematics) as the Mathematics Prerequisite for a suite of degrees, including Science, Engineering and Business degrees.
  • Although there are no formal prerequisites for students entering in 2018, there is still an assumed knowledge of HSC Mathematics (2 unit) for Science degrees and HSC Mathematics Extension 1 for Engineering degrees.
  • Please contact us if you would like to chat about your options further.


Where has the BSc(Advanced Mathematics) gone?

  • Can I still do Advanced Maths at Sydney University?
  • We continue to offer a program of study in advanced mathematics, but it is now part of the Dalyell (pronounced Dee-el) program.
  • To choose Advanced Mathematics, choose the Dalyell Scholars program in your UAC application, and select the course “B Science/B Advanced Studies (Dalyell Scholars including Mathematical Sciences)”. The course code is 513911.


What is meant by the’Mathematics core’ in the Science degree?

  • The Mathematics core is a compulsory 12cp of subjects for Science (and Engineering) degrees,
  • There are 2 versions of the Mathematics core:

Core1: Four 3 credit point units

Statistics Linear Algebra Calculus
MATH1005 MATH1002 or MATH1014 or MATH1902 (MATH1021 and MATH1023) or (MATH1011 and MATH1013)
  • Instead of the mainstream units MATH1002, MATH1021 and MATH1023, you can take the corresponding advanced unit MATH1902, MATH1921 and MATH1923.
  • This is the version of the core that you must take if you are planning to complete a major or minor in Mathematics or Financial Mathematics and is strongly recommended if you are planning on taking majors in either physics of chemistry.

Core2: DATA1001 (6 credit points) and two 3 credit point units

Data Science Linear Algebra Calculus
DATA1001 MATH1002 or MATH1014 MATH1021 or MATH1023 or MATH1011 or MATH1013
  • This combination is recommended for students doing health sciences and medical science. If you are planning on taking majors in the Life or Earth sciences, you may want to seek advice before deciding which version of the core you want to take.


Can I do both DATA1001 and the four three credit point first year unit combination?

  • You are able to take the following 18 credit point combination:
    • DATA1001
    • MATH1002 (Linear Algebra)
    • MATH1021, MATH1023 (Calculus)
    • MATH1004 (Discrete Maths)
  • You cannot take both MATH1005 and DATA1001, but MATH1004 has been provided as a three credit point unit that will extend your mathematical understanding in new ways and complements both MATH1002 and further study in data and statistics.


What majors are you offering in the new degree?

  • The School of Mathematics and Statistics will offer majors and minors in Mathematics, Statistics, Financial Maths and Statistics, and Data Science.