This subject will provide you with a comprehensive review of basic mathematics skills if you wish to study a university course which assumes a basic level of numeracy. This self-paced short subject will enable you to build on your prior knowledge and develop the basic mathematics skills required for success in your course.

SSS027 is particularly useful for students about to begin their CSU studies in the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary), Bachelor of Education (K-12), Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Paramedicine.

Topics covered in this subject include:

  • Whole number properties and operations;
  • Decimal number properties and operations;
  • Fractional number properties, operations and applications;
  • Applications of percentages;
  • Measurement and space;
  • Properties of space;
  • Data collection and presentation;
  • Chance and probability; and,
  • Introduction to patterns.

The subject is accessed online with approximately 26 hours of self-paced learning materials provided. The Subject Coordinator will provide online support and feedback and students will be able to interact as they work through activities to build skills and confidence in mathematics.

Subject availability
Session CRN Subject code Subject name Mode Campus/Location Term begins Application closing date Term ends
201915 303 SSS027 Basic Mathematics Skills Distance Orange 29/10/2018 1/02/2019 3/05/2019
201945 188 SSS027 Basic Mathematics Skills Distance Orange 18/02/2019 7/06/2019 16/08/2019
201975 275 SSS027 Basic Mathematics Skills Distance Orange 24/06/2019 20/09/2019 20/12/2019

Please note: You can start any time to suit you between Term start date and the close of applications.

Study material: 26 hrs

Subject Coordinator: Nicolle Sachs

Nicolle Sachs

This subject will be useful if you're studying:

  • Information Technology, Computing and Mathematics
  • Nursing

  • Paramedicine
  • Teaching and Education