NCEA L3 Mathematics for Engineering and Science B

MES3B
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Thornley

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have Achieved in AS91262 (2.7) - Calculus and AS91261 (2.6) - Algebra to be considered for this course. In the event that the course is oversubscribed students will be ranked based on their results.


A specialised Mathematics course designed to prepare students for careers in Engineering and Science covering; Complex Numbers and Integration. 

The following pathways are available:

MTI3A + MCB3B = NCEA L3 Mathematics for Trade and Industry (UE Mathematics, not endorsable). 

MSP3A + MSP3B = NCEA L3 Mathematics for Statistics and Probability (UE Statistics).

MEB3A + MCB3B = NCEA L3 Mathematics for Commerce and Business (UE Mathematics).

MEB3A + MES3B = NCEA L3 Mathematics for Engineering and Science (UE Calculus) add MPL3A or MPL3B for a comprehensive course in preparation for university Calculus.

Any other combination of first and second-semester L3 Mathematics = NCEA L3 Mathematics (UE Mathematics, some combinations not endorsable). Must be approved by HOF.



Learning Areas:

Mathematics - Pāngarau, NCEA Level 3



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Pens (blue, black and red)
Ruler
1J5 5mm quad book (about three for the year)
Scientific calculator
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.