MATH5165 is an honours and postgraduate coursework mathematics course. See the course description below.

Units of credit: 6

Pre-requisites: 12 units of credit in Level 2 Mathematics courses including MATH2011 or MATH2111 or MATH2510, and MATH2501 or MATH2601, or both MATH2019(DN) and MATH2089, or both MATH2069(CR) and MATH2099. 

Exclusions: MATH3161 (jointly taught with MATH5165) 

Cycle of offering: Term 1 

Graduate attributes: The course will enhance your research, inquiry and analytical thinking abilities.

More information:  The Course outline will be made available closer to the start of term - please visit this website:  https://www.unsw.edu.au/course-outlines

Important additional information as of 2023

UNSW Plagiarism Policy

The University requires all students to be aware of its policy on plagiarism.

For courses convened by the School of Mathematics and Statistics no assistance using generative AI software is allowed unless specifically referred to in the individual assessment tasks.

If its use is detected in the no assistance case, it will be regarded as serious academic misconduct and subject to the standard penalties, which may include 00FL, suspension and exclusion.

If you are currently enrolled in MATH5165, you can log into UNSW Moodle for this course.

The online handbook entry contains information about the course. (The timetable is only up-to-date if the course is being offered this year.)

Contact pg.mathsstats@unsw.edu.au for enquiries.

Course description

Analysis, solution and application of optimisation problems where the variables change continuously. Topics selected from: nonlinear programming, convex optimisation, nonsmooth analysis and optimisation, variational inequalities and complementary problems, infinite dimensional optimisation, stochastic optimisation and numerical optimisation.