Course

Engineering Mathematics 1


Course code MAT401

This course will build on your existing mathematical skills and enable you to solve complex mathematical problems in the real world. You will also gain basic mathematical skills that are required in science and engineering contexts.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 4  
    Credits 15 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.125  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 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
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1, 2 & 3 2019 Print only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 8-9 hours study time per week for each 15 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $486 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    
    • 12 Credits or more at Level 2 and Above in Mathematics.

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

You will learn how to

  • interpret and use relations and functions of various kinds
  • work with trigonometric functions, using degrees and radians
  • apply the geometry of a straight line, the circle and other curves
  • investigate rates of change using differential calculus
  • use integral calculus for areas under curves and other applications.

Other requirements

Scientific calculator, access to a computer, the internet and email.

Lecturer / Tutor