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Co-Major (2020)

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Mathematics Minor Teaching Area

Title Mathematics Minor Teaching Area
Organisational Unit Education
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Excluded Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Description As a result of undertaking this co-major area of study students will develop a comprehensive and coherent body of knowledge and skills. Learning outcomes access an understanding of principles and concepts for the professional practice as a teacher of Year 7-10 Mathematics.
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Co-Major Structure - 21 credit points

Year 1 - 12 credit points

Core Units - 12 credit points

MAS161 Calculus and Matrix Algebra - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

MAS164 Fundamentals of Mathematics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

MAS182 Applied Mathematics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

MAS183 Statistical Data Analysis - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Year 2 - 3 credit points

Specified Electives - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

MAS222 Probability and Statistical Inference - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS221 Mathematical Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS220 Mathematical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

Year 3 - 6 credit points

Core Units - 6 credit points

EDN373 Teaching Mathematics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1E-external

EDN473 Teaching Senior Secondary Mathematics - 3 points
MURDOCH: AU7-external

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