Quantitative Methods for Science

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Quantitative Methods for Science

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit provides an introduction to the basic quantitative methods and techniques common to much of Science. In this unit, you will learn how to formulate scientific problems using mathematical and statistical language; be equipped with a range of techniques to analyse and solve these problems, and gain an understanding of how to interpret the solutions obtained. Amongst other topics, this unit will cover rates of change, graphical display and interpretation of data, logarithmic and exponential scales, basic statistical ideas; all in the context of scientific measurement and analysis.


    Course is typically offered during the Spring semester

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.