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Unit description

Focuses on introducing students to skills and concepts that will build a strong foundation in mathematics and develop confidence for undergraduate study. It will provide opportunities to apply and connect these skills by solving real world problems related to daily life and future study. 

Unit content

Relearning and rethinking maths
Solving problems using numbers
Measuring and converting units
Essentials of Algebra 
Geometry and its applications
Data analysis and graphing
Making sense of data with statistics

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1Analyse situations and apply suitable mathematical skills in real-world problem solving
2Show understanding and proficiency in the use of mathematical skills
3Communicate in a structured and logical sequence the steps to a solution
4State limitations, acknowledge assumptions made and comment on the practicality of the solution used

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Analyse situations and apply suitable mathematical skills in real-world problem solving
  2. Show understanding and proficiency in the use of mathematical skills
  3. Communicate in a structured and logical sequence the steps to a solution
  4. State limitations, acknowledge assumptions made and comment on the practicality of the solution used

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Written description: Problem solving35%
Written description: Problem solving45%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Written description: Problem solving35%
Written description: Problem solving45%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Written description: Problem solving35%
Written description: Problem solving45%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Written description: Problem solving35%
Written description: Problem solving45%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Fee paying courses
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International

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