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Introduction to Mathematics

Learn to approach problems logically and creatively, no matter where you’re starting from. We’ve got courses across the mathematics spectrum, from courses to get you ready for university study, right through to advanced maths.

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Why study Mathematics online?

While you’ll always use maths during your day-to-day, it will also help to open doors. Just a few careers where studying maths will really help include primary or secondary teaching, logistics, banking and finance, engineering, information security, data science, and management.

Studying maths online means that you can upskill while keeping your day job, or supplement existing study if you’re having a tough time with maths. Enjoy the flexibility of studying online with Open Universities Australia.

Mathematics highlights

  • Apply creative solutions to solve problems.
  • Engage in data analysis.
  • Get to grips with important underlying concepts for computer science and information technology

Mathematics specialisations

  • Explore algebraic systems.
  • Use maths to tackle real-world situations.
  • Communicate mathematical ideas, or specialise in teaching maths to children or adults.

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