Optimisation and Financial Mathematics Adv (MATH2970)


The content of this unit of study parallels that of MATH2070, but students enrolled at Advanced level will undertake more advanced problem solving and assessment tasks, and some additional topics may be included.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Three 1 hour lectures, one 1 hour tutorial and one 1 hour computer laboratory per week (lectures given in common with MATH2070).


One 2 hour exam, assignments, quizzes (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


(MATH1901 or MATH1906 or Credit in MATH1001) and (MATH1902 or Credit in MATH1002)

Assumed knowledge

MATH1903 or MATH1907 or Credit in MATH1003


MATH2010 or MATH2033 or MATH2933 or MATH2070 or ECMT3510

Additional Information

Students may enrol in both MATH2970 and MATH3975 in the same semester

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.