Pure Mathematics


Topics covered in the pure mathematics honours year include algebraic topology, commutative algebra, functional analysis, and Lie algebras, among others.

The honours year

The honours year in pure mathematics offers a highly flexible and adaptable program, which is both interesting and challenging. A combination of core units are offered, which introduce the major areas of mathematics, together with a variety of deeper courses courses which can be arranged to suit your personal requirements.

Workload and assessment

The honours year in pure mathematics comprises the equivalent of six lecture courses, together with an essay project (the equivalent of four lecture courses) and a 30 minute talk on the essay project.

Honours projects

Information about honours projects in pure mathematics can be found by reading the honours handbooks available on the School of Mathematics and Statistics honours page: http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/UG/HM/#Handbooks

Related subject areas

Applied Mathematics
Mathematical statistics

Our courses that offer this honours subject area