• Offered by ANU Wide
  • ANU College ANU Wide
  • Course subject ANU Preparatory Program
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
    Second Semester 2018
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The course is designed to develop numeracy skills and familiarity with the language of mathematics and
statistics. Core topics include basic mathematical concepts, function graphing, basic statistics and an introduction to algebra. Students will explore real-life applications of the mathematical and statistical concepts they are studying, examining how these concepts are used and applied in tertiary level study and research in a range of disciplines.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Perform basic mathematical operations and apply these to real-world problems.
2. Use basic concepts of geometry and trigonometry to solve mathematical problems.
3. Apply simple algebraic concepts to solve mathematical problems.
4. Analyse and communicate information using basic statistical techniques including graphical representationand interpretation of data.
5. Communicate in the language of mathematics and demonstrate an awareness of the role of mathematicsand its applications in solving real-world problems.

Other Information

Course Contact: Dr Rebecca Cross
T: 02 61250982 
E: rebecca.cross@anucollege.edu.au

Indicative Assessment

Short test 1 (20%, LO1-4)
Short test 2 (20%, LO1-4)
Presentation (20%, LO 4-5)
Final exam (40%, LO1-4)

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96 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 72 hours of contact: 72 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.
b) 24 hours of supported and independent student research, reading and writing. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying ANU Achieve.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
9 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

9.00 0.18750
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4985 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
10073 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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