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Undergraduate Study

Mathematics and Statistics in the Summer School

Introduction

The School of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Sydney offers under the name Summer School a selection of units of study as intensive units.

In 2021, the Summer School will run during the University's Intensive February session from Monday, 18 January 2021 until 27 February 2021 (6 weeks). For each unit of study offered during this intensive session

  • the corresponding lectures and tutorials/labs are given from 18 January - 12 February 2021 (4 weeks)
  • the corresponding final exam will be scheduled at one day in the period 18 - 22 February 2021.
For questions related to Summer School, please send and email to

Online Lectures, Online Tutorials/Labs and Online Assessments

The lectures and tutorials/labs to each unit of study offered in Summer School will be given via Zoom. But, in addition, to this, we offer for each unit of study at least one tutorial/lab face-to-face. All Assessments including the final exam to each unit of study will be held online .

If are overseas or simply not close to the Camperdown Campus in Sydney, but intend to enrol into one/two unit(s) of study offered in Summer School, then "yes", you will be able to follow them fully online.

Intensive Sessions

By choosing one or more unit of study during Summer School, it is important for you to know that that they are in an intensive unit.

If you’re an international student on a student visa, you need to have an active eCoE and visa that covers any period that you're studying in. This means you can’t select units held in an intensive session before the commencement date outlined on your offer letter. If you were approved for a suspension in your first semester of study, you can't select units held in an intensive session before the start date of the standard semester. If you are considering studying an intensive unit, you need to make sure you are enrolled in a full time study load, where at least 18 credit points is completed during the standard semester. Find out more about your study load requirements.

Units of Study 2021

The following units of study are offered by the Summer School during the intensive February session 2021:
  • MATH1005 Statistical Thinking about Data (3 credit points)
  • MATH1013 Mathematical Modelling (3 credit points)
  • MATH1014 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3 credit points)
  • MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable (3 credit points)
  • MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (3 credit points)
  • MATH1115 Interrogating Data (3 credit points)

Course notes

Printed lecture notes for MATH1013, MATH1014, and MATH1021, are available from

Kopystop ( 3/55 Mountain Street, Broadway).