Math Skills

Add Some New Numbers to Your Knowledge

A strong command of numbers will multiply your opportunities. This preparatory course will help you meet the math requirements for University entrance and help refresh your math skills. It is also accepted by various University of Manitoba departments as evidence of preparation for entry into selected first-year courses.

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Course Description

Learn to apply mathematical skills to both elementary and computationally complicated situations, consistently and with confidence.

Class format includes a review of fundamental concepts, demonstrations, problem-solving, applications and regular testing, including a final examination. Once you complete the course, you will receive a letter grade report, acceptable to various departments as evidence of preparation for entry into selected first year courses. The minimum passing grade is C.

New in 2017

The newly developed Basic Skills in Mathematics (MSKL 0050) is a pre-cursor (non pre-requisite) course to Math Skills (MSKL 0100 ) that provides an overview of basic computational algebra and geometric concepts, the mastery of which will be essential for success in a pre-calculus course. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a letter grade which will demonstrate preparation for entry into the MSKL 0100 Math Skills course, a pre-requisite to many first year mathematics courses.

Who are the courses for?

If you’re entering first year mathematics courses at the University of Manitoba, or if your educational goals entail a math requirement, then these courses will get you on the right track.

Delivery Methods

Face-to-face

Courses

Courses

MSKL 0050 – Basic Skills in Mathematics is a pre-cursor (non pre-requisite) course to MSKL 0100 – Mathematical Skills.

  • MSKL 0050 – Basic Skills in Mathematics
  • MSKL 0100 – Mathematical Skills

    FAQs

    Does MSKL 0100 replace Mathematics 40S as an admission requirement to the University of Manitoba?

    MSKL 0100 – Mathematical Skills is not intended to replace Mathematics 40S as an admission requirement to the University of Manitoba. Questions about the suitability of Mathematical Skills in a particular faculty should be directed to the appropriate student advisor.

    Can I take a test to determine which course is best for me?

    You can request to take a free online self-assessment test on UM Learn.

    From the ‘Support’ menu in UM Learn select ‘Self Registration’. Then click ‘Extended Education Math Skills Diagnostic Test’ to send a request.

    When do the courses run?

    Math Skills runs every term: fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Does the courses have a required textbook?

    Course material will be available for download in UMLearn. Printed version of the material will also be available for purchase at the UM Bookstore.

    What is the passing grade?

    The minimum passing grade is C.

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    University of Manitoba
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    Phone: +1 204 474-8800
    Toll Free: 1 888 216-7011
    Fax: +1 204 474-7661
    Email: extended@umanitoba.ca

    Free Online Self-Assessment Test

    You can take a free online self-assessment test to determine whether MSKL 0050 or MSKL 0100 would be the best fit for you on UM Learn.

    From the ‘Support’ menu in UM Learn select ‘Self Registration’. Then click ‘Extended Education Math Skills Diagnostic Test’ to send a request.

    Student Quick Start Guide

    Important information to help you have a positive experience in Continuing and Professional Studies. (PDF)