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300-level
MATH302
Partial Differential Equations
Description
An introduction to the methods of solution for partial differential equations and to their applications.
Occurrences
MATH302-23S1 (C)
Semester One 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
(
MATH201
and
MATH202
) or
EMTH210
Restrictions
MATH361, EMTH391,
EMTH413
MATH303
Applied Matrix Algebra
Description
A continuation of 200-level linear algebra with computational and theoretical aspects and applications.
Occurrences
MATH303-23S2 (C)
Semester Two 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
One of
MATH203
,
EMTH211
, or
DATA203
Restrictions
MATH352, EMTH412
MATH320
Discrete Mathematics
Description
Discrete mathematics underpins many areas of modern-day science. In MATH320, we explore selected topics in discrete mathematics in greater depth and detail. In particular, we investigate some technical methods that allow for elegant solutions to more advanced enumeration questions, and explore the structural properties of directed graphs and partially-ordered sets (posets). Topics covered: Term 1: Combinatorial enumeration: Binomial identities and direct enumeration. Principle of Inclusion and Exclusion; Generating functions (ordinary and exponential). Lagrange inversion and applications. Term 2: Directed graphs and posets: Basic Ramsey theory, theory of directed graphs (structural results, algorithms, algebraic methods, phase transitions) and partially-ordered sets (Möbius inversion, Dilworth Theorem).
Occurrences
MATH320-23S1 (C)
Semester One 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
30 points from
MATH201
,
MATH202
,
MATH203
,
MATH220
,
MATH240
,
EMTH210
,
EMTH211
.
MATH321
Rings and Fields
Description
An introduction to fields and rings, including applications to coding theory and the impossibility of constructions such as ‘squaring the circle’.
Occurrences
MATH321-23S1 (C)
Semester One 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
One of
MATH203
,
MATH220
,
MATH240
, or
EMTH211
, and a further 15 points from
MATH201
-294.
Restrictions
MATH439
, MATH311
MATH324
Cryptography and Coding Theory
Description
This course deals with the mathematical ideas underlying modern cryptography, including algebra, number theory and probability theory.
Occurrences
MATH324-23S2 (C)
Semester Two 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
ONE of
MATH203
,
DATA203
or
EMTH211
, and ONE of
MATH120
,
MATH220
,
MATH240
Restrictions
MATH391
MATH343
Metric, Normed and Hilbert Spaces
Description
An introduction to those parts of modern analysis essential for many aspects of pure and applied mathematics, physics, economics and finance.
Occurrences
MATH343-23S1 (C)
Semester One 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
30 points from
MATH201
,
MATH202
,
MATH203
,
MATH240
,
MATH270
,
EMTH210
,
EMTH211
or
EMTH271
.
MATH353
Computational Mathematics and Applications
Description
This course looks at a variety of methods for solving important computational problems that arise in science, engineering and commerce. In addition to applications, we will look at the methods' basic theoretical properties (stability, accuracy, computational complexity, convergence). During the course, you will learn about the performance of the methods through examples and counterexamples that highlight their pros and cons.
Occurrences
MATH353-23S1 (C)
Semester One 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
1) Either
MATH201
or
EMTH210
; AND 2) One of
MATH202
,
MATH203
,
MATH240
,
MATH270
,
EMTH211
or
EMTH271
. With the permission of the Head of School a high grade in either
MATH201
or
EMTH210
will suffice.
Restrictions
EMTH414
MATH363
Dynamical Systems
Description
An introduction to nonlinear systems, the use of linearisation techniques and bifurcation theory.
Occurrences
MATH363-23S2 (C)
Semester Two 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
MATH201
or
EMTH210
and a further 15 points from (
EMTH211
,
EMTH271
,
MATH202
,
MATH203
,
MATH240
,
MATH270
).
Restrictions
EMTH415
MATH365
Applications of Complex Variables
Description
Applications of complex variable theory in the physical and engineering sciences. Contour integration. Conformal mappings.
Occurrences
MATH365-23S2 (C)
Semester Two 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
MATH201
or
MATH240
; or, a high level of achievement in
EMTH210
with Head of School approval
Restrictions
MATH342
MATH380
Mathematics in Perspective
Description
Topics in the history, philosophy, directions and culture of mathematics including significant results from the past and an outline of some major areas of progress in the 20th century.
Occurrences
MATH380-23S2 (C)
Semester Two 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
30 points in Mathematics or Statistics or Engineering Mathematics at 100 level. 45 points from the BA or BSc Schedule at 200 level in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering Mathematics, related subjects, or other subjects with good grades, as approved by the Head of School.
Restrictions
MATH301,
MATH433
, HAPS405
MATH391
Special Topic
Description
This special topic will allow flexibility to offer new or one-off courses of strategic importance to the Department. Its potential uses include: new staff developing a course in their areas of research specialisation; visiting Erskine fellows offering courses covering exciting new developments.
Occurrences
MATH391-23S1 (C)
Semester One 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Subject to the approval of the Head of School.
MATH392
Special Topic
Description
This special topic will allow flexibility to offer new or one-off courses of strategic importance to the Department. Its potential uses include: new staff developing a course in their areas of research specialisation; visiting Erskine fellows offering courses covering exciting new developments.
Occurrences
MATH392-23S2 (C)
Semester Two 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Subject to the approval of the Head of School.
MATH393
Independent Course of Study
Occurrences
MATH393-23S1 (C)
Semester One 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Subject to approval of the Head of School.
MATH394
Independent Course of Study
Occurrences
MATH394-23S2 (C)
Semester Two 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Subject to the approval of the Head of School.
MATH395
Mathematics Project
Description
This 150 hour course provides students with an opportunity to develop mathematical research skills to extend and strengthen their understanding of an area of mathematics. Note: This course cannot be included as part of the 300 level requirement for a Mathematics or Statistics major.
Occurrences
MATH395-23SU2 (C)
Summer Nov 2023
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Subject to approval of the Head of School
Restrictions
MATH305
Not Offered Courses in 2023
Mathematics
300-level
MATH335
Computability Theory
Description
Mathematical models of computation. Computability and non-computability. Abstract complexity theory.
Occurrences
Not offered 2023
For further information see
MATH335 course details
Points
15 points
MATH336
Foundations of Mathematics
Description
An introduction to the philosophy of mathematics, classical and intuitionistic logic, set theory, and Gödel's theorems.
Occurrences
Not offered 2023, offered in 2012
, 2013
, 2014
, 2015
, 2016
For further information see
MATH336 course details
Points
15 points