Essential Mathematics

BIT595

This online course will provide you with the mathematical knowledge and skills needed to support the essential elements of information technology. You will develop an appreciation of mathematical concepts and strategies to solve a wide range of mathematical problems. 

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    30
  •  
    EFTs
    0.25
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 15-20 hours study time per week for each 30 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $1,248 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $3,853 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Demonstrate and apply basic mathematical concepts covering a range of categories, including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, differential and integral, sequences and series
  • Solve for a range of mathematical problems utilising the appropriate strategies
  • Demonstrate competency in the use of a computer algebra system, to resolve a range of mathematical problems
  • Utilise logical and mathematical reasoning to develop sound arguments

Course content will include

  • Algebra
  • Graphs and equations
  • Functions
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry and vectors
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Matrices
  • Sequences and series

Assessment

  • This course is 100% internally assessed

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    30
  •  
    EFTs
    0.25
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 15-20 hours study time per week for each 30 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $1,248 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $3,853 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying