Undergraduate Study

MATH1011 Applications of Calculus

General Information

MATH1011 is a Junior (or first-year) unit forming part of the Fundamental Mathematics stream.

  • Credit point value: 3CP.
  • Classes per week: Two lectures and one tutorial.
  • Lecturer(s) in 2017: Jo Bellanca, George Papadopoulos .
  • Email contact address:
    Students: please check if your question can be answered by referring to the FAQ page before emailing us. If you decide to email us please include your name and SID.

Students have the right to appeal any academic decision made by the School or Faculty. For further information, see the Science Faculty web site.

Important: Please note that all students considering enrolling in MATH1011 should try the Both quizzes are multiple choice and questions may be attempted as many times as you like.

Students enrolled in MATH1011 should find both of these tests straightforward and be able to obtain correct answers to most of the questions on the first attempt, without help and without using a calculator.

Students who find either of these quizzes difficult should contact the First Year Director (office Carslaw 534) immediately for advice.

You may also view the description of MATH1011 in the University's course search database.

Information sheet for MATH1011

All students should read the information sheet. The information includes (for example) details of the assessment procedure, including dates of assessment tasks.

Answers to frequently asked questions

See the main junior mathematics page for information relating to all junior mathematics units, and see in particular the Junior Maths FAQ page.

Consultation times

Lecturers are available for consultations as follows:

  • Jo Bellanca: Fridays 10-11am | Carslaw 524
  • George Papadopoulos
    • Weeks 3-13: Mondays 1-2pm | Carslaw 535
    • Revision Sessions: TBA

Online Resources

As the unit progresses, you will be notified when important materials have been uploaded to the Student Resources online folder and made available for you to download. Please save this link for your reference:

[Note: you will need to login with your UniKey to access these materials. If you have technical problems, try reloading the page or logging in with a different browser.]

Here you will find the following resources:

  • A week-by-week digest of extra exercises from the external reference texts
  • Important information on the Mathematics Learning Centre
  • The weekly pre-tutorial exercise sheets (with solutions as they become available)
  • The weekly board tutorial sheets (with solutions as they become available)

The teaching material appearing on this web site is intended for the use of enrolled students of the University of Sydney, and (unless otherwise specified) the University of Sydney holds copyright. Any other person or institution wishing to use any of this material must contact the university to make appropriate arrangements.

Useful Links

  • Self-test web quizzes:
    Test your understanding of the topics by trying the quizzes for MATH1011 regularly as the semester progresses.
  • Handbook:
    Every student should have a copy of the Junior Mathematics and Statistics Handbook.
  • Examination Timetable:
    For general information on examinations, including the end of semester examination timetable, see the University's Examination Information web site.
  • The Faculty Handbook entry:
    The description of MATH1011 in the central units of study database.



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