Mathematics 221

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Mathematics 221

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    [Pre-requisites: MAT105 (or MAM151 and MAM152)]
    [Co-requisite: MAT211]

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4 - 5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6 - 7.5
  • Overview

    Main Content:

    Paper 1
    · Vector fields.
    · Line integrals and independence of path.
    · Green?s Theorem.
    · Surface integrals and the Ddivergence theorem.
    · Stokes? Theorem.
    · Applications to fluid flow and heat.

    Paper 2
    · Sets, relations, functions, partitions and binary operations on sets.
    · Integers, rational numbers and real numbers.
    · Introduction to groups and rings and partially ordered sets.
    · Cardinal numbers and ordinal numbers.

    Main Outcomes:
    On completing this module students will be able to:
    · Perform basic operations in vector fields.
    · Evaluate and interpret line integrals.
    · Use Green?s Theorem to evaluate line integrals.
    · Use the Divergence Theorem to evaluate surface integrals.
    · Apply Stokes? Theorem to vector fields.
    · Identify properties of sets, relations and functions.
    · Identify and prove properties of groups, rings and partially ordered sets.

    For more information, please contact the South Africa Site Specialist.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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