If the course you’re about to study includes maths and you feel like you need a refresher, this subject is for you!

    You’ll learn foundational and non-calculator skills and cover topics such as basic arithmetic and basic algebra. If you need to extend your learning, you can progress through to the next level of our short mathematics subjects.

    Topics covered in this short introductory subject include:

    • basic algebra: simplifying algebraic expressions, indices and index laws, substitution into algebraic expressions and formulae, and solving linear equations
    • basic arithmetic: operations, place value, order of operations, directed numbers, scientific notation, exact and approximate answers, rounding, decimals, fractions, percentages, ratios and rates.

    All of your learning materials for this subject are provided online, and you will have a dedicated subject coordinator to help guide you throughout your Study Link term.

Subject availability
Session CRN Subject code Subject name Mode Campus/Location Term begins Application closing date Term ends
202015 392 SSS071 Maths Skills 1 - Introductory Distance Orange 4/11/19 31/1/20 1/5/20
202045 270 SSS071 Maths Skills 1 - Introductory Distance Orange 17/2/20 5/6/20 14/8/20
202075 414 SSS071 Maths Skills 1 - Introductory Distance Orange 22/6/20 18/9/20 18/12/20

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 Basic Maths knowledge
  • Maths MTH100 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.