YEAR10 & YEAR11
MATH METHODS
SPECIALIST MATH
In Queensland, students in Grade 10 have the option to choose different mathematics subjects to further deepen their mathematical learning. Two main options are Math Methods and Specialist Math.

Math Methods:

This course aims to provide students with a broad range of mathematical knowledge and skills to tackle various realworld problems and prepare them for higher education and careers.

It covers topics such as algebra, calculus, statistics, and geometry, providing students with tools to solve realworld problems.

Math Methods is typically the foundation for students entering university preparatory courses, especially those in fields requiring a mathematical foundation such as engineering, science, etc.


Specialist Math:

This course is more advanced and challenging, designed for students with a special interest and aptitude in mathematics, providing higherlevel mathematical content.

Specialist Math typically covers more complex topics such as advanced algebra, calculus, vectors, complex numbers, and advanced mathematical techniques and skills.

It prepares students well for fields requiring high levels of technical skills, such as mathematics, physics, or engineering, while also providing indepth learning opportunities for those interested in pure mathematics.

Both courses offer indepth understanding and application of different mathematical domains, but Specialist Math focuses more on theory and abstract concepts, while Math Methods focuses more on problemsolving and application of mathematics to realworld situations. Students can choose the course that best fits their interests, abilities, and future career plans.