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Area/Catalogue
MATH 1039

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100086

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

This course is designed to develop students’ confidence with, and mastery of, fundamental mathematical concepts and techniques relevant to the medical sciences.

Course content

This course will focus on learning and applying mathematical concepts and techniques relevant to the medical sciences. This course starts with fundamental concepts relating to arithmetic, algebra, properties of functions (including polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic function families) and exponential growth and decay, before focusing on calculus (differentiation, applications to maxima and minima problems, integration, simple differential equations). Problems will be solved analytically and with use of technology.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 1 hour x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Progress tests 650 word equivalent 15% continuing
Homework assignment 500 word equivalent 10% N/A
Group assignment 850 word equivalent 20% N/A
Examination 2500 words (equivalent) 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

Degrees this course is offered in

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