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Junior Mathematics and Statistics

This site contains information on Junior Mathematics at the University of Sydney. Each unit of study has its own web page; links to these pages are given in the table below.

Enrolment advice

Enrolment advice, FAQs and Student Policies can be found on the School of Mathematics and Statistics Student Portal, on the Canvas website, or on the Enrolment Advice page on this server.

Enrolment advice sessions with Director of First Year Studies

  • Thursday 22 February 13:00-14:00 Carslaw 525
  • Friday 23 February 13:00-14:00 Carslaw 525
Come along if you are not sure which mathematics or statistics units you should take, for instance for your major or to satisfy the Science core requirements. If you need advice in Week 1 of semester, please email the Contact details

General and administrative enquiries about Junior units of study should be directed to the School of Mathematics and Statistics Student Office, who can be contacted at math.schooloffice@sydney.edu.au.

Phone number: 9351 5787.

Students: Please give your name and SID in your email message. Anonymous messages will not be answered.

The Director of First Year Studies in the School of Mathematics and Statistics is Sharon Stephen (Carslaw 525).

Enquiries about details of a particular unit of study should be directed to the lecturer for that unit, who can be contacted by email if necessary. For further information, follow the link below to the web page for the relevant unit.

Basic important information

Special consideration and special arrangements

Do not apply for special consideration for attendance or quizzes. See the information on the Special Consideration page.

FAQ

There is a Frequently Asked Questions page. If there is something you want to know, check there first!

Unit of study discussion

Click here to access the discussion site for first year units.

Handbook

The 2024 Junior Mathematics and Statistics Handbook contains a summary of important information.

Further important information

Students may wish to compete in the Norbert Quirk Mathematical Essay Competition.

Units of Study 2024

Advanced Units
First Semester Second Semester
MATH1961 Mathematics 1A (Advanced)
MATH1971 Mathematics 1A (SSP)
DATA1901 Foundations of Data Science (Advanced)
MATH1962 Mathematics 1B (Advanced)
MATH1972 Mathematics 1B (SSP)
MATH1964 Discrete Mathematics (Advanced)
DATA1901 Foundations of Data Science (Advanced)
Mainstream Units
First Semester Second Semester
MATH1061 Mathematics 1A
MATH1062 Mathematics 1B
DATA1001 Foundations of Data Science
MATH1061 Mathematics 1A
MATH1062 Mathematics 1B
MATH1064 Discrete Mathematics for Computation
DATA1001 Foundations of Data Science
Fundamental Units
First Semester Second Semester
MATH1050 Mathematics Toolboox for Science
DATA1001 Foundations of Data Science
MATH1050 Mathematics Toolboox for Science
DATA1001 Foundations of Data Science
Other Units (not available to all students)
First Semester
MATH1111 Introduction to Calculus
Old 3 Credit Point Units (only available to some continuing students)
The old 3 credit point units are available by departmental permission for continuing students who have completed or received credit for one 3 credit point unit from a pair making up the new units. If you are eligible to take a unit follow the instructions on how to apply for departmental permission. The new unit MATH1062 does not have a prohibition with DATA1001, ENVX1002, ECMT1010 or BUSS1020.
First Semester Second Semester
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable SS
[only available to students who have completed MATH1002 or MATH1902]
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling SS
[only available to students who have completed MATH1005 or MATH1905]
MATH1002 Linear Algebra SS
[only available to students who have completed MATH1021, MATH1921 or MATH1931]
MATH1005 Statistical Thinking about Data SS
[only available to students who have completed MATH1023, MATH1923 or MATH1933]
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable SS
[only available to students who have completed MATH1002 or MATH1902]
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling SS [only available to students who have completed MATH1005 or MATH1905]
MATH1002 Linear Algebra SS
[only available to students who have completed MATH1021, MATH1921 or MATH1931]
MATH1005 Statistical Thinking about Data SS
[only available to students who have completed MATH1023, MATH1923 or MATH1933]
MATH1905 Statistical Thinking about Data (Advanced)
[only available to continuing students who have completed MATH1923 or MATH1933 and need MATH1905 for the Mathematical Sciences Program]
MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics
[only available to students who need it to fill a 3 credit point gap, all others take MATH1064 or MATH1964]
MATH1115 Interrogating Data
SS [only available to students who have completed MATH1005 and have a 3 credit point gap, or those who have completed MATH1005 and want to do a major in Data Science. If the latter creates a 3 credit point gap, then the student also needs to enrol in MATH1004]