Fundamentals of Mathematics

MAT303

This online course will introduce you to various aspects of mathematics.

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    Level
    3
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

It will help you to build your confidence using mathematics by providing the techniques and strategies commonly used in mathematical problem solving.  It will also give you fundamental basis for further study in mathematics, computing, science, or engineering, as well as other subject areas such as business. 

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

When you successfully complete this course you will be able to:

  • Apply parts of systems of algebra in solving problems
  • Apply linear programming methods to solve problems
  • Use critical path analysis in solving problems
  • Apply parts of trigonometric methods in solving problems
  • Perform calculus to solve mathematical problems.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Fee free offer

The enrolment fees and annual administration fee for courses in the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) are currently fee free for New Zealand domestic students and New Zealand citizens living overseas. 

Please  read the terms and conditions in the Fee Free Offer tab.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

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.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Achievement

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  •  
    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying