18 HEQF credits at level 5

Course co-ordinator(s):Dr M Archibald & Dr P Uys.

Entrance requirements: NSC level 5 in Mathematics, or 50% on Higher Grade Mathematics (SC)

Course outline: Introductory differential and integral calculus, financial mathematics, linear algebra. Emphasis will be placed on areas of interest to Commerce students, with applications to economics.

Lectures: Five lectures per week, Monday to Friday. Available lecture slots are 1st 3rd and 4th period.

Tutorials: 1 double-period tutorial per week offered in each semester.

DP requirements: Minimum of 30% in class tests and satisfactory attendance at workshops.

Assessment: Semester mark - up to 40%. June/November examination - 1 x 2 hour paper.