Mathematics

students at Gungahlin College

The study of mathematics is considered crucial at Gungahlin College and so students are expected to achieve at least a minor in either Tertiary or Accredited Mathematics. This will assist them in vocational, CIT or University courses and in work in general.

Gungahlin College teaches the senior secondary Mathematics Australian Curriculum.

There are five courses in mathematics:

Essential Mathematics (A)

Mathematical Applications (T)

Mathematical Methods (T)

Specialist Mathematics (T)

Specialist Methods (T)

Your choice will be dictated by your:

  • Ability and interest in Mathematics
  • Performance in Years 9 and 10
  • The mathematical requirements of any career you are interested in

Before making a decision talk with your High School or College teacher and your careers advisor. Please note that it is possible to change in Year 11 if an inappropriate choice is made.

The Senior Secondary Australian Curriculum: Mathematics consists of four courses in mathematics, with each subject organised into four units. The subjects are differentiated, each focusing on a pathway that will meet the learning needs of a particular group of senior secondary students.