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Course Description

Specialist Mathematics draws on and deepens students’ mathematical knowledge, skills, and understanding, and provides opportunities for students to develop their skills in using rigorous mathematical arguments and proofs, and using mathematical models. It includes the study of functions and calculus.

This course leads to study in a range of tertiary courses such as mathematical sciences, engineering, computer science, and physical sciences. Students envisaging careers in related fields will benefit from studying this course. 

Specialist Mathematics is designed to be studied in conjunction with Mathematical Methods.

A TI84 graphic calculator is required for this course.

Assessment Type & Weighting

Investigation 20%
External Examination                        30%
Skills and Applications Tasks 50%

Semester Offered

Full Year


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.