Courses & Units

Applied Maths ZAS103

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

In this unit, you will be introduced to mathematical and statistical methods that support informed decision-making and solution design based on analysis of scientific and technical data. This includes examining how statistical and mathematical methods are used for different purposes in applied science and technology. You will also be introduced to mathematical and statistical software commonly used in your industry, and learn how to represent and communicate mathematical and statistical information effectively. Through guided exercises, you will learn how to apply mathematical and statistical approaches to solve practical problems within your field of work.

Summary

Unit name Applied Maths
Unit code ZAS103
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Science
Coordinator

Christopher Mabin

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 2 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 2 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 2 29/4/2019 3/6/2019 4/6/2019 5/7/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Learning Outcomes

D1. Identify and explain the use of mathematical and statistical methods in applied science and technology fields

D2. Interpret and communicate mathematical and statistical language and notation

D3. Apply mathematical and statistical approaches to solve practical problems

P1. Identify, evaluate and use relevant discipline tools and techniques

P2. Identify and evaluate relevant behaviours, principles and perspectives in the workplace

P3. Use reflective and deliberate thinking to generate plans for self-development

P4. Apply practice and discipline based skills and knowledge to communicate solutions to real world problems

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
2 2019: $584.00 010911

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Co-requisites

ZAP103

Teaching

Teaching Pattern
  • Lectures online
  • Tutorials up to 3 hours per week
  • Workshops: up to 4 days per term
Assessment
  • Quizzes (30%)
  • Workshop/Field Trip and Simulation (50%)
  • Case study and portfolio (20%)
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Textbooks

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