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Discrete Mathematics

Undergraduate | UNE-AMTH140 | 2024

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Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
24 June 2024

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Discrete Mathematics

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. determine the validity of logical arguments, and prove simple mathematical statements using the rules of symbolic logic and predicate calculus;
    2. apply induction and recursion to relevant problems;
    3. demonstrate a theoretical and technical understanding of graphs, and apply this knowledge to solve problems involving minimum spanning trees;
    4. demonstrate a theoretical and technical understanding of relations, and apply this knowledge to solve problems in cryptography, and topological sorting;
    5. determine the asymptotic efficiency of a given algorithm; and
    6. explain the history and status of discrete mathematics as it relates to computer science and digital technologies.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-DSC-DIP-2024 - Diploma in Science
  • UNE-INF-DIP-2024 - Diploma in Information Technology

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. Please refer students to link for requirements:
  • Travel requirements - Travel may be required to attend the Final Examination for this subject.
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Diploma in Science

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Diploma in Information Technology

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