PDEs and Waves (Advanced) (MATH3978)


As for MATH3078 PDEs & Waves but with more advanced problem solving and assessment tasks. Some additional topics may be included.

Further unit of study information


Three 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week.


One 2 hour exam, assignments, quizzes (100%). To pass MATH3078 or MATH3978, students must achieve satisfactory performance in the in-semester assessment component.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 credit points of Intermediate Mathematics with at least Credit average

Assumed knowledge: (MATH2061 or MATH2961) and (MATH2065 or MATH2965)


MATH3078, MATH3921, MATH3018

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.