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2013 KMA003 Mathematics Foundation Unit

Unit Level: Foundation

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: 

Applications are via the School of Mathematics & Physics. Contact Karen Bradford on 03 6226 2439.

Semester 3 (Summer) offered Hobart, distance. Offered on the Cradle Coast and Launceston Campus subject to sufficient numbers.

Semester 1 and 2 offered Hobart (face to face lectures) and by video-conference to Launceston and Cradle Coast Campus only.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
KMA003 H,L,W H,L
Distance(W)
H,L,W
Distance(H)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Summer H Distance Offering in H 03-JAN-2013 14-JAN-2013 28-JAN-2013 15-FEB-2013
Summer H On Campus Offering in H 03-JAN-2013 14-JAN-2013 28-JAN-2013 15-FEB-2013
Summer L On Campus Offering in L 03-JAN-2013 14-JAN-2013 28-JAN-2013 15-FEB-2013
Summer W On Campus Offering in W 03-JAN-2013 14-JAN-2013 28-JAN-2013 15-FEB-2013
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 W On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

The subject is taught through a combination of independent learning, lectures and tutorials.

This program is for students who are planning to enrol at the University of Tasmania in a first-year unit in commerce, computing, science or engineering that requires mathematics as a pre-requisite.

Places are limited, so it is a first-in, first-accepted policy.

There are no entrance pre-requisites to study the Mathematics Foundation Unit; however proficiency in year 10 mathematics is strongly advised.


Students who successfully complete the unit will be eligible for enrolment in any mathematics units taught at the University with MTM315109 Mathematics Methods as a prerequisite.


Fees
The course is free for Australian citizens and Australian permanent residents who are not required to pay any fees to the University or to contribute towards the Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS).

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Weekly assignments (40%)

1 x 2-hr exam (60%)

Students are required to achieve a pass in the exam in order to pass this unit

TEACHING PATTERN:

Semester 3 (Summer)

  • 2 x 90min lectures per week
  • 1 x 90min tutorial per week

Semester 1 and 2

  • 1 x 90min lectures per week
  • 1 x 90min tutorial per week

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H,L,W
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - H,L,W
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
   Video conferencing - H,L,W
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Summer)
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Summer)
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr D Ivkovic

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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