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Mathematics for Science

Non-Award | CUR-UNR07 | 2024

Get up to speed with the essential maths used in science courses at uni. You’ll cover algebra, trigonometry, functions, and more. Build your confidence with calculations and problem solving. It’s math skills for everyone, regardless of your background.

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Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Mathematics for Science

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. perform calculations involving pre-Calculus Algebra and apply these to problem solving
    2. interpret, solve and analyse linear and quadratic equations and their applications
    3. sketch and analyse polynomials as functions including, linear, quadratic, cubic and exponential functions
    4. apply introductory trigonometric skills
    5. construct, analyse and interpret Network and flow diagrams as an introduction to introductory linear algebra including matrix theories.

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0.125 EFTSL
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