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Maths Basic Course, Short Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 4 months
University rank #29 (QS) Canberra, Australia
The Maths Basic Course from Australian National University is designed for students with minimal mathematics ability, or limited recent practice, but some secondary level mathematics - at least Year 10 Mathematics or equivalent - is desirable.
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The Maths Basic Course from Australian National University teaches the elementary skills necessary to manipulate algebraic expressions and equations, and also places a strong emphasis on conceptual understanding. It aims to teach students the connection between everyday life problems and the abstract world of mathematics. Using applied examples from a wide variety of topics ranging from finance to physics and life sciences, students will gain the ability to transform problems from a verbal description into the language of mathematics and solve them confidently by applying the rules of algebra.

A successful completion in Maths Basics will meet pre-requisites for Maths Bridging.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 4 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sets of Numbers, Operations on Real Numbers & Algebraic Expressions
  • Mathematical Modelling: from Verbal Descriptions to Algebraic Equations
  • Equations and Inequalities in One Variable
  • Introduction to Graphing and Equations of Lines
  • Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
  • Exponents & Polynomials
  • Factoring of Polynomials
  • Rational Expressions & Equations
  • Roots & Radical Equations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Complex Numbers
  • Graphs of Quadratic Equations in Two Variables & Introduction to Functions

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Entry requirements:

  • There are no entry requirements for Maths Basic.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    1650 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1650 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 4 months.
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For domestic students only.

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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