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Mathematics and Statistics Group

Modules offered in "Mathematics and its Applications"

Modules for Autumn 2017 are: MATU9M1, MATU9D1, MATU9M3, MATU9KA, MATU9RC, MATU9EG, MATU9RP, MATU9K8

Modules for Spring 2018 are: MATU9M2, MATU9D2, MATU9M4, MATU9JB, MATU9AF, MATU9ME, 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
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
**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 Analysis I   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 permission of Adviser of Studies

Advanced Modules Offered in alternate years

Spring Semester

Code Title
MATU9AF Functional Analysis
MATU9JA Optimisation in Theory and Practice
MATU9JB Numerical Analysis
MATU9KC Special Topics II
MATU9ME Mechanics & Mathematical Modelling
MATU9MM* Mathematical Modelling
MATU9MD Time Series and Stochastic Processes
MATU9SP* Stochastic Processes

* MATU9MM available only to students in Semester 6 of Mathematics & Professional Education degree

Autumn Semester

Code Title
MATU9EG Experimental Design & Game Theory
MATU9KA Combinatorics
MATU9KB Algebra and Codes
MATU9LB Modelling with Differential Equations
MATU9MB Statistical Inference
MATU9RC Advanced Real and Complex Analysis

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 MATU9EG, MATU9KA, MATU9RC
Or      MATU9KB, MATU9LB, MATU9MB
Semester 6 Either MATU9JA, MATU9KC, MATU9MD
Or       MATU9AF, MATU9JB, MATU9ME
Semester 7 MATU9RP and two of

Either MATU9EG, MATU9KA, MATU9RC
Or      MATU9KB, MATU9LB, MATU9MB
Semester 8 (Maths Options)
Single Honours:
MATU9RP and one of MATU9KC, MATU9MD or one of MATU9AF, MATU9ME
With Professional Education:
Either MATU9KC, MATU9MD
Or      MATU9AF, MATU9ME
Other Combined Honours:
Either MATU9KC, MATU9MD
Or      MATU9AF, MATU9ME

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