Mathematics

100-level

MATH101
Methods of Mathematics
Description
Introduction to calculus, trigonometry and algebra. Emphasis on setting up mathematical models of problems, solving them and interpreting the solutions. Applications to the physical, life and earth sciences as well as to commerce and the humanities.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Restrictions
Students who have been credited with any of EMTH118, EMTH119, MATH102 or MATH103, cannot subsequently be credited with MATH101.

MATH102
Mathematics 1A
Description
An introductory course in calculus and linear algebra that is designed primarily for students who have done well in Level 3 NCEA Mathematics, covering single variable calculus and basic ideas in linear algebra. The mathematics in this course has applications in many areas of science and commerce.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
1. MATH101, or 2. NCEA 14 Credits at level 3 Mathematics, or 3. Cambridge: D at A level or an A at AS level in Mathematics, or 4. IB: 4 at HL or 5 at SL in Mathematics, or 5. Approval of the Head of School based on alternative prior learning.
Restrictions
MATH108, MATH199, EMTH118

MATH103
Mathematics 1B
Description
A consolidation of concepts from MATH102 and introduction to more advanced ideas in calculus and linear algebra. It is a prerequisite for many courses in mathematics and other subjects at 200-level.
Occurrences
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Restrictions
MATH109, MATH199, EMTH119

MATH110
Foundations of Applied Mathematics
Description
Introduction to trigonometry and algebra. Emphasis on solving problems relevant to design, physical, life and earth sciences as well as to commerce and the humanities. An introduction to the ideas, techniques and applications of data analysis and probability.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Restrictions

MATH120
Discrete Mathematics
Description
Discrete mathematics is that part of mathematics not involving limit processes. It includes logic, the integers, finite structures, sets and networks.
Occurrences
Summer Nov 2023
Semester Two 2024
Summer Nov 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
1. MATH101 or MATH102 or EMTH118, or 2. NCEA 14 Credits (18 strongly recommended) at level 3 Mathematics, or 3. Cambridge: D at A level or an A at AS level in Mathematics, or 4. IB: 4 at HL or 5 at SL in Mathematics, or 5. approval of the Head of School based on alternative prior learning.
Restrictions
MATH115

MATH199
AIMS - Advancing in Mathematical Sciences
Description
MATH199 is a course in calculus and linear algebra. This STAR course is designed for bright secondary school students who have excelled in level 3 NCEA Mathematics (or equivalent) and wish to take level 100 mathematics while still at school.
Occurrences
Whole Year 2024
Whole Year 2024 (Distance)
Points
30 points
Prerequisites
Subject to approval of the Head of School.
Restrictions

Not Offered Courses in 2024

Mathematics

100-level

MATH101
Methods of Mathematics
Description
Introduction to calculus, trigonometry and algebra. Emphasis on setting up mathematical models of problems, solving them and interpreting the solutions. Applications to the physical, life and earth sciences as well as to commerce and the humanities.
Occurrences
MATH101-24W (C)
Whole Year 2024 - Not offered due to staff availability 
For further information see MATH101 course details
Points
15 points
Restrictions
Students who have been credited with any of EMTH118, EMTH119, MATH102 or MATH103, cannot subsequently be credited with MATH101.

MATH130
Introduction to Logic and Computability
Description
An introduction to logic and computability.
Occurrences
Not offered 2024, offered in 2011 , 2012 , 2013 , 2014 , 2015
For further information see MATH130 course details
Points
15 points

MATH170
Mathematical Modelling and Computation
Description
An introduction to mathematical modelling and simulation via case studies using standard computer packages. Structured programming for mathematical problem solving.
Occurrences
Not offered 2024, offered in 2012 , 2013 , 2014 , 2015 , 2016
For further information see MATH170 course details
Points
15 points