Assessment Services

Math Department Pre-Calculus Test (MDPT)

The Math Department Pre-Calculus Test (MDPT) is a Grade 12 math ability indicator for the Mathematics and Statistics department only. It is a closed-book exam that covers the major topics of BC Math 12: algebra, functions, equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic functions, and trigonometry. Calculators and other electronics (including translators) are NOT allowed during the exam.

The MDPT may be used as a prerequisite for MATH 110 and MATH 111 if you achieve the scores listed below:

  • At least 55% for entrance into MATH 110 Pre-Calculus Math
  • At least 70% for entrance into MATH 111 Calculus I

If you score less than 55%, contact the Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) department to Book a UUP appointment.

Register for the MDPT

To write the MDPT, register in advance through the Office of the Registrar (OReg) at any UFV main campus.

The $25 fee is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable; however, prior to the exam date, you may switch to another exam sitting at no extra cost.

The MDPT may only be written once.

Out-of-district MDPT

To write an out-of-district MDPT, email assessinfo@ufv.ca for information. The course registration number for out-of-district MDPT for fall 2018 is 80342.

Test dates 

Summer 2019 Semester

Abbotsford Campus MDPT Test Dates
DateTest TimeCRNRoom
May 06 9 am – 11 am 40234 S3125
May 13 5 pm – 7 pm 40237 S3125
Jun 03 9 am – 11 am 40240 S3125
Jun 03 1 pm – 3:30 pm 40301 S3125
Jun 10 5 pm – 7 pm 40243 S3125
Jul 02 9 am – 11 am 40246 S3125
Jul 08 5 pm – 7 pm 40249 S3125
Aug 06 5 pm – 7 pm 40252 S3125
Aug 12 9 am – 11 am 40255 S3125

 

Chilliwack CEP Campus MDPT Test Dates
DateTest TimeCRNRoom
May 09 9 am – 11 am 40258 A1350
May 16 5 pm – 7 pm 40261 A1350
Jun 06 9 am – 11 am 40264 A1350
Jul 04 9 am – 11 am 40267 A1350
Jul 11 5 pm – 7 pm 40270 A1350
Aug 08 5 pm – 7 pm 40273 A1350
Aug 15 9 am – 11 am 40276 A1350

What to bring

Note: Calculators and other electronics (including translators) are NOT allowed during the exam.

Prepare for the Math Department Pre-Calculus Test

You can visit the Mathematics and Statistics Centre on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus to access textbooks and resources to help you prepare for the placement test.

Questions?

Email assessinfo@ufv.ca or phone 604-557-4006 (Toll-free 1-888-504-7441, ext. 4006).

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