Courses - Faculty of Science


Tertiary Foundation Certificate Mathematics

Foundation Courses

TFCMATHS 89F
15 Points

Mathematics for Arts

Aimed at linking mathematics to the world of students who are likely to be non-STEM majors. Includes several important mathematical ideas within historical, environmental, societal, political, financial, justice, entertainment and cultural contexts. The course will also be guided by the interests of its learners as citizens and consumers, who will be encouraged to draw on the mathematics they are already familiar with.

TFCMATHS 91F
15 Points

Foundation Mathematics 1

This first mathematics course aims to promote an understanding of number skills, including an introduction to algebra. Students will learn how to use simple technology and develop their problem solving abilities.

Restriction: MATHS 91P, 92F

TFCMATHS 92F
15 Points

Foundation Mathematics 2

This second mathematics course aims to use the skills learnt in TFCMATHS 91F to develop an understanding of functions in their tabular, algebraic and graphical representations. This course prepares students for MATHS 102. Recommended preparation: TFCMATHS 91F or TFCMATHS 93F.

Restriction: MATHS 92F

TFCMATHS 93F
15 Points

Foundation Mathematics 3

This mathematics course aims to promote an understanding of numerical and algebraic skills at a deeper level than TFCMATHS 91F. Students will learn how to use simple technology and develop their problem solving abilities.

Restriction: MATHS 93P

TFCMATHS 94F
15 Points

Foundation Mathematics 4

This mathematics course aims to use the skills learnt in TFCMATHS 93F to develop an understanding of functions, including differential functions, in their tabular, algebraic and graphical representations. This course prepares students for MATHS 102.

Restriction: MATHS 94F

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