Specialist Mathematics | Stage 2 in 2017

Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics

Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics will be taught for the first time in 2017.

Specialist Mathematics draws on and deepens students' mathematical knowledge, skills, and understanding, and provides opportunities for students to develop their skills in using rigorous mathematical arguments and proofs, and using mathematical models. It includes the study of functions and calculus.

The subject leads to study in a range of tertiary courses such as mathematical sciences, engineering, computer science, and physical sciences. Students envisaging careers in related fields will benefit from studying this subject.

Specialist Mathematics is designed to be studied in conjunction with Mathematical Methods.

Students who complete this subject with a C- or better will meet the numeracy requirement of the SACE

Stage 2 subject code from 2017: 2MSC20

Credits: 20