Intermediate Mathematics and Statistics
This site contains information on Second Year Units of Study offered by the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney in 2017.
Contact information
General enquiries about undergraduate mathematics and statistics study at the University of Sydney should be directed to the Mathematics and Statistics Student Office (Room 520 of the Carslaw Building). More specific enquiries about second year units should be directed to one of the following class coordinators:
 Peter Kim (applied maths) [Carslaw 709, phone 9351 2976, email am2.maths@sydney.edu.au],
 Florica Cîrstea (pure maths) [Carslaw 719, phone 9351 2965, email pm2.maths@sydney.edu.au],
 Ray Kawaii (statistics) [Carslaw 816, phone 9351 3376, email st2.maths@sydney.edu.au].
Seeking Advice for MATHS and STATS Units?
Students are always encouraged to contact (by email) the intermediate level coordinators (as above) for advice on the choice of maths and stats units.
Common pathways: unit choice
Units and interest: table of interest
Class representatives
You can email your representatives and let them know your views about second year courses. Please include the unit code in the title of your email. (Note: Do NOT email these people with mathematics problems!) Your class representatives will be contacted by staff in Week 8 or 9 to discuss issues.
Handbook
All students who enrol in an intermediate level mathematics or statistics unit should consult the Intermediate Course Handbook for important general information as well as specific information for their chosen units of study.
In particular, it is advisable to read the Progression to Senior Units section before finalizing your choice of intermediate level units.
Further information
 Be aware of what happens if you miss an exam, and what happens if your performance in an exam is impaired.
 Be aware of the rules and procedures concerning applications for special consideration and special arrangements for assessment.
 Be aware of the University's plagiarism policy.
Students may wish to compete in the Norbert Quirk Mathematical Essay Competition.
Units of Study
Special Studies Program  

First Semester 

MATH2916  Working Seminar A 
Second Semester 

MATH2917  Working Seminar B 
Pure and Applied Mathematics  
First Semester 

MATH2061  Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus 
MATH2069  Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory 
MATH2961  Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus (advanced) 
MATH2962  Real and Complex Analysis (advanced) 
MATH2969  Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory(advanced) 
Second Semester 

MATH2065  Introduction to Partial Differential Equations 
MATH2068  Number Theory and Cryptography 
MATH2070  Optimization and Financial Mathematics 
MATH2965  Introduction to Partial Differential Equations (advanced) 
MATH2968  Algebra (advanced) 
MATH2970  Optimization and Financial Mathematics (advanced) 
MATH2988  Number Theory and Cryptography (advanced) 
Mathematical Statistics  
First Semester 

STAT2011  Statistical Models 
STAT2911  Probability and Statistical Models (Advanced) 
Second Semester 

STAT2012  Statistical Tests 
STAT2912  Statistical Tests (advanced) 
Engineering Faculty only  
First Semester 

MATH2067  Differential Equations and Vector Calculus for Engineers 
Pharmacy Faculty only  
Second Semester 

PHAR2821  Drug Discovery and Design B — Statistics part 