Mathematics Short Course

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Have a great Selection Rank but didn’t complete SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods?

UniSA has a Maths Short Course to allow students to obtain the required prerequisite before commencing their studies at UniSA. The Maths Short Course may be used to obtain the prerequisite for a variety of degrees including Engineering, Mathematics and Science programs.

Access highly qualified maths tutors who will work with you in small groups to get you ready for your studies at UniSA.


Pre-requisite:

SACE Stage 1 Mathematics, at least 20 credits, C grade or higher.


Cost:

$350


Course content:

The maths short course will be a revision of:
Algebraic functions and their graphs; trigonometric functions, properties and identities; elementary matrices and linear algebra.

Followed by an introduction to:
Differential calculus, integral calculus, and exponential and logarithmic functions.


Course contact hours

There is approximately 100 hours of contact time (on-campus at Mawson Lakes) over a 6-week period in the summer break. In addition, students will be expected to spend at least another 60 hours outside of class reflecting on the content and working on exercises and examples.


How to apply

Process for Bachelor of Engineering

  • Step 1 -  Apply for Bachelor of Engineering through SATAC, and include a lower preference for the Associate Degree in Engineering if you wish to consider that pathway.

  • Step 2 - Division Academic Services will contact you with offer to undertake the Maths Short Course if you meet the pre-requisite.

  • Step 3 - Pay fees in person at Mawson Lakes Campus Central or via email. Card or cash payment is available.

  • Step 4 - Complete Maths Short Course over the summer.

  • Step 5 - Upon successful completion of the summer course, an offer to the Bachelor degree will be made through SATAC.

  • Step 6 - If successful, commence in the Bachelor program from SP2.*

  • Step 7 - If unsuccessful, offer will be made to the Associate Degree in Engineering, as a pathway to the Bachelor degree.

Process for Bachelor of Mathematics and Bachelor of Science

  • Step 1 - Apply for Bachelor of Mathematics and/or Bachelor of Science through SATAC.
  • Step 2 - Division Academic Services will contact you with offer to undertake the Maths Short Course if you meet the pre-requisite.
  • Step 3 - Pay fees in person at Mawson Lakes Campus Central. Card or cash payment is available.
  • Step 4 - Complete Maths Short Course over the summer.
  • Step 5 - Upon successful completion of the summer course, an offer to the Bachelor degree will be made through SATAC.
  • Step 6 - If successful, commence in the Bachelor program from SP2.*

*Commencement in the Bachelor program is subject to successful fulfilment of other admission requirements. Check individual program details for more information.


Enquire now

For all enquiries, please send an email to IEE-Admissions@unisa.edu.au

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