Maths: Calculus and analysis (ES007)

Differentiate yourself and learn how to apply your mathematical skills in a complex problem-solving environment.

Calculus is the study of change and provides you with the ability to model and control systems to solve problems in all areas of science, engineering, technology, business, industry and commerce.

Calculus enables us to communicate complicated ideas simply and is integral to further study in mathematics, the sciences and engineering.

What you will study

Calculus and Analysis 1 (Semester 1)

Available for study on campus

This course provides a broad practical introduction to fundamental mathematical techniques needed by mathematicians and applied scientists. Logarithmic differentiation, integration techniques, complex numbers and differential equations are all covered. Students will then apply their skills and develop solutions to simple first and second order differential equations.

For complete information on course assessment tasks and learning outcomes check the course guide.

Calculus and Analysis 2 (Semester 2)

Available for study on campus

Calculus and Analysis 2 continues to extend student’s knowledge and introduces the basic properties of vectors. Students then examine vector valued functions and functions of several variables. Matrices and their applications, along with infinite series and their convergence properties are also covered.

For complete information on course assessment tasks and learning outcomes check the course guide.

Entry requirements

You must be in your final year of your VCE studies and will have completed or be concurrently enrolled in Units 3 and 4 of Mathematical Methods.

Acceptance into this course requires a recommendation from your Year 12 coordinator and your school principal. Parent/guardian permission is also necessary.

For more information email study@rmit.edu.au

Get ready to start

Apply now to begin studying in Semester 1, 2020.

Applications close 3 January 2020.

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