Common mathematics module for 1st year science. This module includes mathematics, statistics and computing skills and will provide an introduction to fundamental mathematical concepts and problem-solving skills for scientists.
The module aims to;
Provide the basic mathematical skills required in the cognate science areas
Introduce to more advanced mathematical techniques required for later studies
Measure, perform and present mathematical calculations required in science/ lab setting.
Manipulate algebraic expressions and graph functions
Perform basic trigonometric, vector and matrix calculations
Develop data literacy using statistical software and coding
Use differentiation to solve ‘rate of change' and optimisation scenarios
Use technology and team-based learning to apply maths to science contexts