MES1

NCEA L1 Mathematics for Engineering and Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Thornley

A specialised Mathematics course designed to prepare students for careers in engineering, science or pure Mathematics covering; Numeric Reasoning, Linear Algebra, Trigonometry, Algebraic Reasoning, Tables, Equations and Graphs and Geometric Reasoning.

All standards are tagged for NCEA Level one Numeracy.

A strong work ethic and a commitment to between one and two hours of independent study every week are required for success in this course.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students require Curriculum Level 5P in Number, Measurement and Algebra for entry to this course.

In the event that the course is oversubscribed students will be ranked and selected based on their results.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Pens (blue, black and red)
Ruler
1J5 5mm quad book (about three for the year)
Scientific calculator
A laptop for parts of the course, MBC can provide a day loan if necessary.
A textbook will be issued to the student for the year. It is the student's responsibility and must be returned in good condition at the end of the year.
Additional resources are available for an additional charge, these are not compulsory.
Students are to bring all equipment to every lesson.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91026 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.1 - Apply numeric reasoning in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91027 v4
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.2 - Apply algebraic procedures in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91028 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.3 - Investigate relationships between tables, equations and graphs
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91029 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.4 - Apply linear algebra in solving problems
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91031 v4
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.6 - Apply geometric reasoning in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91032 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.7 - Apply right-angled triangles in solving measurement problems
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 22