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Mathematics and Statistics Group

Modules offered in "Mathematics and its Applications"

Modules for Autumn 2015 are: MATU9M1, MATU9D1, MATU9M3, MATU9KA, MATU9LA, MATU9MA, MATU9RP, MATU9K8

Modules for Spring 2016 are: MATU9M2, MATU9D2, MATU9M4, MATU9JB, MATU9LC, MATU9MC, MATU9MM, MATU9RP, MATU9K8

The prerequisites for each module are given below. For details of the modules required for degree programmes involving Mathematics see the University Calendar. A table showing the Mathematics & its Applications programme appears at the foot of this page.

Please note that recommended texts are subject to confirmation.

The Division also provides a basic course in Data Skills (half modules PDMU9L4 and PDMU9L5)

Modules offered every year

Code Title Semester
MATU9M1 Mathematics I (Calculus I; Vectors and Matrices) Autumn
MATU9D1* Discrete Structures (Matrices; Logic, Modelling) Autumn
MATU913** Mathematics & its Applications III (Calculus II; Probability) Autumn
MATU9M2 Mathematics II (Calculus II; Probability) Spring
MATU9D2*** Practical Statistics Spring

*MATU9D1 is highly recommended to students taking a mathematics degree
   - can be taken in Semester 1 or 3
**MATU913 will only run in Autumn 2014
***MATU9D2 is highly recommended to students taking a mathematics degree
   - can be taken in Semester 2 or 4

Advanced Modules offered every year

Code Title Comments Semester
MATU9M3 Introduction to Real and Complex Analysis   Autumn
MATU9M4 Linear Algebra   Spring
MATU9RP* Research Portfolio * Autumn & Spring
MATU9K8 Project ** Autumn & Spring

*MATU9RP is available as part of an Honours degree in Semesters 7 and 8 only
**MATU9K8 is available with HoD permission

Advanced Modules Offered in alternate years

Spring Semester

Code Title
MATU9FA* Functional Analysis
MATU9JA Optimisation in Theory and Practice
MATU9JB Numerical Analysis
MATU9KC Special Topics II
MATU9LC** Real Analysis
MATU9MC Experimental Design and Mathematical Modelling
MATU9MM*** Mathematical Modelling
MATU9MD Time Series and Stochastic Processes
MATU9SP* Stochastic Processes

* MATU9FA available from Spring 2018
** MATU9LC last running in Spring 2016
*** MATU9MM available only to students in Semester 6 of Mathematics & Professional Education degree

Autumn Semester

Code Title
MATU9KA Combinatorics
MATU9KB Algebra and Codes
MATU9LA* Complex Analysis
MATU9LB Modelling with Differential Equations
MATU9MA Special Topics
MATU9MB Statistical Inference
MATU9RC** Advanced Real and Complex Analysis

* MATU9LA last running in Autumn 2015
** MATU9RC available from Autumn 2017

Mathematics & its Applications Degree Programmes

SemesterModules
Semester 1 MATU9M1 (in addition, option to take MATU9D1)
Semester 2 MATU9M2 (from Spring 2015) or MATU912 (prior to Spring 2015)
(in addition, option to take MATU9D2)
Semester 3 MATU9M3 (from Autumn 2015) or MATU913 (prior to Autumn 2015)
Semester 4 MATU9M4 and one of MATU9JA, MATU9JB and option to take MATU9D2
Semester 5 Either MATU9KA, MATU9LA, MATU9MA
Or      MATU9KB, MATU9LB, MATU9MB
Semester 6 Either MATU9JA, MATU9KC, MATU9MD
Or       MATU9JB, MATU9LC, MATU9MC
Semester 7 MATU9RP and two of

Either MATU9KA, MATU9LA, MATU9MA
Or      MATU9KB, MATU9LB, MATU9MB
Semester 8 (Maths Options)
Single Honours:
MATU9RP and one of MATU9KC, MATU9MD or one of MATU9LC, MATU9MD
With Professional Education:
Either MATU9KC, MATU9MD
Or      MATU9LC, MATU9MC
Other Combined Honours:
Either MATU9KC, MATU9MD
Or      MATU9LC, MATU9MC

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