Are you starting a course where you’ll need sound mathematical knowledge and skills?

This subject is for students who are entering university without a strong background in mathematics or who have limited recent practice. You’ll build on and extend basic mathematics skills you already have or acquired in Maths Skills 1 - Introductory (SSS071).

Topics covered in this short subject include:

  • arithmetic: order of operations, directed numbers, scientific notation, exact and approximate answers, significant figures, rounding, decimals, fractions, percentages, ratios, rates and the unitary method
  • basic algebra: simplifying algebraic expressions, indices and index laws, expanding brackets and binomial products, evaluating algebraic expressions, changing the subject of a formula, algebraic fractions and solving linear equations
  • calculator skills

Your learning materials for this subject are presented entirely online, and you will have help and guidance from a dedicated subject coordinator for the duration of your Study Link term!

Subject availability
Session CRN Subject code Subject name Mode Campus/Location Term begins Application closing date Term ends
202115 393 SSS072 Maths Skills 2-Intermediate A Distance Online 2/11/20 29/1/21 30/4/21
202145 274 SSS072 Maths Skills 2-Intermediate A Distance Online 15/2/21 4/6/21 13/8/21
202175 415 SSS072 Maths Skills 2-Intermediate A Distance Online 21/6/21 17/9/21 17/12/21

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

Study material: 14 hrs

Subject Coordinator: To be confirmed

To be confirmed

This subject will be useful if you're studying:

  • Any tertiary course that requires Intermediate level Maths knowledge
  • Maths MTH105 if you are a first year student at Charles Sturt University with this subject choice. You can check your course details in the Online Course Brochure section of the University website