Number Theory and Cryptography Advanced (MATH2988)


This unit of study is an advanced version of MATH2068, sharing the same lectures but with more advanced topics introduced in the tutorials and computer laboratory sessions.

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Three 1 hour lectures, one 1 hour tutorial and one 1 hour computer laboratory per week.


One 2 hr exam, homework assignments (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

At least 9cp from (MATH1901 or Credit in MATH1001), (MATH1902 or Credit in MATH1002), (MATH1903 or Credit in MATH1003), (MATH1904 or Credit in MATH1004), (MATH1905 or Credit in MATH1005), MATH1906, MATH1907, (MATH2961 or Credit in MATH2061), MATH2962 or (MATH2969 or Credit in MATH2069).



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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.