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

The subject 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 subject.

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