This course extends understandings about how mathematical understanding and thinking skills are developed. It incorporates a focus on the students themselves as learners of mathematics and mathematical practices, and highlights how mathematics teaching and mathematical activities develop learning. This course consider ways in which people use mathematics to solve real world problems and how to link mathematics to the learner's everyday life.

For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands.
The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course.
The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.