Mathematics is the study of numbers, quantity, structure, space and change.

Mathematics leads to the Bachelor of Mathematical Science, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering and other related degrees including economics and finance. It is considered an important subject for most trade courses and the armed forces.

All students are required to complete Level One Mathematics so they can gain both NCEA Level One and University Entrance numeracy. Prerequisites into Level Two and Three depend upon results in internal and external assessments the previous year and certain achievement standards may be needed prior to entry to some courses.

Pre requisites into Calculus are Merit and above in both Level 2 Algebra and Level 2 Calculus