MA1200 - Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra I

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mathematics
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester

(i) HKDSE Mathematics Compulsory Part, or 
(ii) HKDSE Mathematics Compulsory Part and Extended Part Module 1, or 
(iii) HKDSE Mathematics Compulsory Part and Extended Part Module 2 (Levels 1 – 3); or equivalent 

Notes to Students: Students with HKDSE Mathematics Extended Part Module 2 (Levels 4 –5) are required to take MA1300 instead.

Equivalent Course(s)
Exclusive Courses:
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24, Semester B 2023/24, Summer 2024

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This is the first of two required courses designed for students pursuing studies in engineering or science. It aims to
  • equip students with mathematical skills and methods essential for study of calculus and linear algebra,
  • develop fluency in concepts and techniques from differential calculus, and
  • provide students with mathematical training for all further study in science/engineering and its applications.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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