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This is an introduction to those areas of Mathematics which underpin parts of computing. The main topics are integer and modulo arithmetic (including tests for primeness of integers), polynomial algebra (including factorization of polynomials and creation of new fields) and an introduction to cryptography and error correcting codes.

Note: MATH1081 Discrete Mathematics is recommended.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 2



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: MATH1081 or MATH1231 or DPST1014 or MATH1241 or MATH1251

Course Outline

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Additional Information

This course is offered as General Education.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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