Introduces students to and develops mathematical knowledge, concepts and skills required in a range of quantitatively based awards. To reinforce learning real world applications of mathematics will be utilised to develop students’ problem solving skills. Software associated with mathematical calculations, graphing and problem solving will be used.
- Fractions, decimals and percentages
- Descriptive Statistics
- Basic Algebra
- Linear and Nonlinear Functions and Graphs
- Introduction to Matrices
- Introduction to Differentiation
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to use basic mathematical skills||Intellectual rigour|
|2||Apply quantitative techniques to solve real world mathematical problems||Intellectual rigour||Creativity|
|3||Use appropriate software in mathematical calculations and communications||Communication and social skills|
|4||Communicate mathematical ideas, processes and results effectively at different levels of formality||Communication and social skills|
- Croft, A & Davison, R, 2010, Foundation Maths MyMathLab Global pack, 5th edn, Pearson, United Kingdom. ISBN: 9780273730767.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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