Engineering Mathematics Foundations
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
Area of Study
Engineering Science, Mathematics
Taught In English
16 AS credits NCEA Level 3 Mathematics (or equivalent) or MATH 132;
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
An introduction to the range of mathematical techniques employed by engineers, including functions and calculus, linear algebra and vector geometry, probability and statistics. There is an emphasis on applications and modelling.
Course Learning Objectives
By the end of the course, students should be able to:
1. Read, interpret and manipulate mathematical expressions and equations in a variety of contexts.
2. Apply mathematical concepts and techniques to analyse engineering systems and solve engineering problems.
3. Demonstrate mastery of a range of fundamental mathematical techniques.
4. Creatively and collaboratively combine skills and knowledge from mathematics, physics, computing and engineering to model an engineering problem.
Lab Exercises 20%
Two Tests 20% (10% each)
Final Exam 50%
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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.
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