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MATH0111 Elementary Differential Calculus (Version 1)

10 creditsClass Size: 210

Module manager: Prof S B Cooper

Taught: Semester 1 View Timetable

Year running 2012/13

Pre-requisite qualifications

GCSE Mathematics or equivalent

This module is mutually exclusive with

LUBS1240Maths&Stats For Bus&Ec 1

This module is approved as an Elective

Module summary

A basic Pure Maths course for students who have not done A-level Mathematics.


To teach basic mathematics up to A-level standard.

On completion of this module, students will be able to calculate the derivatives of elementary functions and apply this knowledge to problems.


- Laws of indices including e a+b, logarithms
- Elementary trigonometry
- Inverse trigonometric functions
- Geometry of lines and circles
- Elementary differentiation, derivatives of powers, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions
- Basic rules of differentiation; maxima and minima.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Example Class101.0010.00
Private study hours68.00
Total Contact hours32.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

Studying and revising of course material.
Completing of assignments and assessments.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Regular problem solving assignments

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
In-course Assessment.15.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)15.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)2 hr 00 mins85.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)85.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 31/01/2013


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