Learning Area (Sec) Mathematics - Add'l

Subject 485-117 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Year Long, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available

The equivalent of two sub-majors in two branches of mathematics or a major in one branch of mathematics plus some study in another branch of mathematics. (Statistics satisfies this requirement; computer studies does not). Students must be currently enrolled in, or have passed, 485-115 Learning Area (Sec.): Mathematics.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


Dr Gloria Stillman
Subject Overview:

Many topics in mathematics core learning area study will be considered in greater detail including VCE mathematics courses and assessment procedures; problem solving, modelling and project work; using technology to learn and teach mathematics; common student difficulties in particular content areas; and development of teaching aids and materials.

Objectives: Information not available

Essays and assignments equivalent to 4000 words (100%).

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Mathematics VCE Study Design (VCAA), 2005
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available


A graphics calculator approved by the VCAA is required.

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