From 2023 most subjects will be taught on campus only with flexible options limited to a select number of postgraduate programs and individual subjects.
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Recommended texts and other resources
Elementary Linear Algebra Applications Version (H. Anton and C. Rorres), 11th edn, Wiley, 2013.
- Subject notes
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course.
Students with a score of 40 or more in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 are strongly encouraged to enrol in either the advanced stream (MAST10022 Linear Algebra: Advanced and MAST10021 Calculus 2: Advanced) or the accelerated stream (MAST10008 Accelerated Mathematics 1 and MAST10009 Accelerated Mathematics 2) instead of the standard stream (MAST10007 Linear Algebra and MAST10006 Calculus 2).
Students with a study score of 29 in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 or equivalent, are eligible to enrol in MAST10005 Calculus 1, MAST10006 Calculus 2 or MAST10007 Linear Algebra. Such students should seek course advice before completing their enrolment.
Students require access to a computer with the software package MATLAB installed. This package is currently available in every open-access campus laboratory.
Students will be expected to use the software package MATLAB but no programming knowledge is expected.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Bachelor of Biomedicine Course Bachelor of Environments Course Master of Finance Major Environmental Science major Informal specialisation Environments Discipline subjects Informal specialisation Science Discipline subjects - new generation B-SCI Major Applied Mathematics Informal specialisation Bachelor of Design Elective Subjects Major Pure Mathematics Major Discrete Mathematics / Operations Research Major Statistics / Stochastic Processes Major Spatial Systems Major Engineering Systems Breadth Track Mathematics for Economics Breadth Track Mathematics and Statistics Breadth Track Mechanical Engineering Breadth Track Electrical Engineering
- Breadth options
This subject is available as breadth in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Design
- Bachelor of Environments
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)
- Bachelor of Music
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 10 August 2022