Preparatory Mathematics for Universities (PMU)

Course Details
Duration:
16 sessions with 48 hours of contact time over 8 weeks (2 sessions a week x 3 hours x 8 weeks = 48 hours)

 

Time:
To be advised

Days:
To be advised

Venue
Singapore Polytechnic


What is this course about?
This course aims to strengthen the foundation of polytechnics graduates in mathematics to prepare them for university education, particularly in the field of engineering and IT. It is also designed to bridge the gap between the calculus at the polytechnic diploma level and the calculus at the first year university level.


Suitable for
This course is suitable for polytechnic graduates who are going to take up an engineering or IT-related degree course.
(Students currently in the final year of study who are planning to enroll immediately into university courses are also welcome to apply.)


Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Applicants must possess a relevant Polytechnic Diploma in an engineering or technology discipline or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.
(Students currently in the final year of study who are planning to enroll immediately into university courses are also welcome to apply.)


Course Outline
1. Functions
2. Absolute Value Functions
3. Trigonometry
4. Complex Numbers
5. Limit and Continuity of Functions
6. Differentiation with applications
7. Integration with applications
8. Infinite Series
9. Mathematical Induction
10. Matrices
11. Vectors


Mode of Assessment
Nil.


Certification
Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance if they meet at least a 75% attendance rate.

Course Fee
$372.00 + $26.04 (GST) = $398.04 (GST inclusive)

*Discount of 10% : $334.80 + $23.44 (GST) = $358.24 (GST inclusive)
*Discount available either for SP graduates, or those taking both Prep Maths for University and Prep Physics for University concurrently.

10% Discount for SP Alumni
To enjoy this discount, you must be a Diploma Graduate from Singapore Polytechnic.

Applicants who make a false declaration to enjoy the discount will be subjected to paying up to the full course fee and/or be legally persecuted.


Funding Incentives
There are no funding incentives available for this course. $372.00 + $26.04 (GST) = $398.04 (GST inclusive)

*A 10% discount will be given to participants who belong to EITHER of the following categories:
*(i) Singapore Polytechnic alumni
*(ii)Participants who sign up for BOTH Prep Maths for University and Prep Physics for University * Subject to the condition that Both courses have sufficient number of applicants to start classes


Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom
  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund
E-Learning
There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.

Important Dates
Date of course:

To be advised

Registration Period

To be advised

<Registration may be closed once seats are filled up.>

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

Cheques
c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651
Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.