Mathematics 1000

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Mathematics 1000

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Mathematics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Course entry requirements: A pass in NSC Mathematics with at least 70%, or at least a D symbol at A-level.
    Students registered for this course will be assessed in week 5; if it is judged that they are not coping with the level and pace of the course, and would benefit from an opportunity to strengthen foundational concepts and learn new material at a slower pace, they will be required to transfer to MAM1005H from week 7.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    36
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    6
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    9
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    The aim of this course is to introduce the fundamental ideas in calculus, linear algebra and related topics, including differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable, differential equations, partial derivatives, vector geometry, matrix algebra, complex numbers, Taylor series.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.