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2019/20 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

BSc Mathematics and Philosophy

Programme code:BS-MATH&PHILUCAS code:GVC5
Duration:3 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Mikel Burley Contact address:m.m.burley@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 365

Entry requirements:

AAB including Grade A Mathematics at A-level, or equivalent alternative qualifications

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Programme specification:


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:

MATH1050Calculus and Mathematical Analysis10 creditsSemester 1
MATH1055Numbers and Vectors10 creditsSemester 1
MATH1060Introductory Linear Algebra10 creditsSemester 2
MATH1400Modelling with Differential Equations10 creditsSemester 2
MATH1710Probability and Statistics I10 creditsSemester 1
MATH1712Probability and Statistics II10 creditsSemester 2
PHIL1250How to Think Clearly and Argue Well20 creditsSemester 1
PRHS1025Introduction to Academic Skills5 creditsSemester 1

Optional modules:

Students who would like to take further Financial Mathematics modules in year 2 or 3 need to take LUBS1036.

LUBS1036Introduction to Finance20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Candidates must choose at least 20 credits from the following:

PHIL1080The Good, the Bad, the Right, the Wrong20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL1090Knowledge, Self and Reality20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL1120Great Philosophical Thinkers20 creditsSemester 1

Candidates may spend some or all of their discovery credits on the following optional modules:

HPSC1015Magic, Science and Religion10 creditsSemester 2
HPSC1030History of Psychology10 creditsSemester 1
HPSC1046Introduction to the History of Science10 creditsSemester 1
HPSC1050Darwin, Germs and the Bomb10 creditsSemester 1
HPSC1070Living with Technology10 creditsSemester 2
HPSC1080History of Modern Medicine10 creditsSemester 2
MATH1225Introduction to Geometry10 creditsSemester 1
PHIL1005The Mind10 creditsSemester 2
PHIL1007Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion10 creditsSemester 1
PHIL1109How Science Works10 creditsSemester 2

Discovery modules:

Students may take up to 20 credits of discovery modules.


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Over levels 2 and 3 taken combined students must pass:

- Mathematics: a minimum of 110 credits (at least 60 credits must be at level 3)
- Philosophy: a minimum of 80 credits (at least 40 credits must be at level 3)
- Plus 30 credits in the named subjects, used to ensure that credits at the appropriate level for award are taken.
- Plus 20 credits of Discovery Modules or further modules in the named subjects.

In order to progress to year 3 of the Honours programme, students must pass at least 40 credits of LeveL 2 Maths. To be eligible for an honours degree, students must meet the normal Rules for Award by passing all modules designated to be passed for award/progression and by passing the required number of credits at each level as specified in the Curricular Regulations (at least 200 credits at level 2 or above, of which at least 100 should be at level 3). Students must pass at least 100 credits at Level 2 and all core modules to proceed to the next level of the programme.

Compulsory modules:

Students are required to study the following modules:

MATH2365Vector Calculus15 creditsSemester 1

Optional modules:

Student must take exactly one of the following two modules: (These are mutually exclusive)

MATH2022Groups and Vector Spaces15 creditsSemester 1
MATH2080Further Linear Algebra10 creditsSemester 1

Student must take and pass exactly one of the following two modules: (These are mutually exclusive)

MATH2041Logic10 creditsSemester 2
PHIL2122Formal Logic
Pre-requisite for: PHIL3121, PHIL3123
20 creditsSemester 1

Students must take additional modules from the following list of Mathematics options for an overall total of at least 50 credits of Maths modules (including those chosen from the option blocks above):

MATH2017Real Analysis15 creditsSemester 2
MATH2026Rings, Fields and Polynomials10 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH2042Logic with Computation15 creditsSemester 2
MATH2051Geometry of Curves and Surfaces10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2230Discrete Mathematics10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2231Discrete Mathematics with Computation15 creditsSemester 2
MATH2340The Mathematics of Music10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2375Linear Differential Equations and Transforms15 creditsSemester 2
MATH2391Nonlinear Differential Equations10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2530Financial Mathematics 210 creditsSemester 1
MATH2540Financial Mathematics 310 creditsSemester 2
MATH2600Numerical Analysis10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2601Numerical Analysis with Computation15 creditsSemester 2
MATH2620Fluid Dynamics 110 creditsSemester 2
MATH2640Introduction to Optimisation10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2650Calculus of Variations10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2715Statistical Methods10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2735Statistical Modelling10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2740Environmental Statistics10 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH2750Introduction to Markov Processes10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2775Survival Analysis10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2920Computational Mathematics10 creditsSemester 1

MATH2800 (Maths into Schools) may be taken; in order to enrol, you must contact the School of Mathematics by a specific deadline (check the Module Catalogue for more information). MATH2230 and MATH2231 are mutually exclusive. MATH2600 and MATH2601 are also mutually exclusive.

Candidates are required to study at least 40 credits in Philosophy at Level 2, which must include at least one of the following modules:

PHIL2121Introduction to the Philosophy of Language
Pre-requisite for: PHIL3121, PHIL3123
20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL2405Introduction to Epistemology20 creditsSemester 1
PHIL2542Introduction to Metaphysics20 creditsSemester 2

Candidates may select further credits from the following modules:

PHIL2212History of Modern Philosophy: Leibniz and Hume20 creditsNot running in 201920
PHIL2221Ancient Philosophy20 creditsSemester 1
PHIL2232History of Modern Philosophy: Locke and Berkeley20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL2295Ethics of Life and Death10 creditsSemester 2
PHIL2321Political Philosophy20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL2322Moral Philosophy20 creditsSemester 1
PHIL2532Philosophy of Religion20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL2600Philosophical Issues in Biology20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL2611How Biology Works10 creditsSemester 2
PHIL2999Philosophy Students into Schools20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
PRHS2333Thinking About Race10 creditsNot running in 201920
PRHS2450A Key Thinker in Philosophy of Religion: In Dialogue20 creditsSemester 1

PHIL2600 and PHIL2611 are mutually exclusive.

Discovery modules:

Students may take up to 20 credits of Discovery modules.


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Over levels 2 and 3 taken combined students must pass:

- Mathematics: a minimum of 110 credits (at least 60 credits must be at level 3)
- Philosophy: a minimum of 80 credits (at least 40 credits must be at level 3)
- Plus 30 credits in the named subjects and used to ensure that credits at the appropriate level for award are taken.
- Plus 20 credits of Discovery Modules or further modules in the named subjects.

In order to be eligible for an honours degree, students must meet the normal Rules for Award by passing all modules which are designated to be passed for award or progression and by passing the required number of credits at each level as specified in the Curricular Regulations (at least 200 credits at level 2 or above, of which at least 100 should be at level 3). Students must pass at least 100 credits at Level 3 and all core modules to proceed to gain the degree.

Optional modules:

Students are normally required to take 60 credits in Mathematics. If desired, one 10 or 15 credit module may be chosen from those offered in year 2 (but not including the level 1 modules). At most, 15 credits of MATH modules may be at Level 2.

Candidates are required to study at least 20cr and no more than 60cr from the following modules:

MATH3001Project in Mathematics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
PRHS3000Independent Research Project in Philosophy, Religion or History of Science40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
PRHS3001Integrated Research Project in Philosophy, Religion or History of Science40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
PRHS3700External Placement: Beyond the University40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Candidates are required to select at least sufficient credits from the following modules to fulfil the programme requirements. Please check the Module Catalogue for pre-requisites and mutually exclusive modules. At most 15 credits of MATH modules may be at Level 2. EDUC3060, COMP3940 and COMP3910 count towards the credit requirements for Mathematics modules.

COMP3910Combinatorial Optimisation10 creditsSemester 2
COMP3940Graph Algorithms and Complexity Theory10 creditsSemester 1
EDUC3060Mathematics Education10 creditsSemester 2, Semester 1
MATH2017Real Analysis15 creditsSemester 2
MATH2026Rings, Fields and Polynomials10 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH2051Geometry of Curves and Surfaces10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2230Discrete Mathematics10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2231Discrete Mathematics with Computation15 creditsSemester 2
MATH2340The Mathematics of Music10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2375Linear Differential Equations and Transforms15 creditsSemester 2
MATH2391Nonlinear Differential Equations10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2515Financial Mathematics 210 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH2525Financial Mathematics 310 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH2600Numerical Analysis10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2601Numerical Analysis with Computation15 creditsSemester 2
MATH2620Fluid Dynamics 110 creditsSemester 2
MATH2640Introduction to Optimisation10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2650Calculus of Variations10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2715Statistical Methods10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2735Statistical Modelling10 creditsSemester 1
MATH2740Environmental Statistics10 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH2750Introduction to Markov Processes10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2775Survival Analysis10 creditsSemester 2
MATH2920Computational Mathematics10 creditsSemester 1
MATH3015History of Mathematics15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3021Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics20 creditsSemester 2
MATH3033Graph Theory15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3044Number Theory15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3071Groups and Symmetry15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3104Proof and Computation15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3113Differential Geometry15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3120Models and Sets15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3143Combinatorics15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3153Coding Theory15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3193Algebras and Representations15 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH3210Metric Spaces15 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH3215Hilbert Spaces and Fourier Analysis15 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH3225Topology15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3232Transformation Geometry15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3355Hamiltonian Systems15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3365Mathematical Methods15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3374Linear and Non-Linear Waves15 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH3375Hydrodynamic Stability15 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH3385Quantum Mechanics15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3397Nonlinear Dynamics15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3414Analytic Solutions of Partial Differential Equations15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3458Geophysical Fluid Dynamics15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3474Numerical Methods10 creditsSemester 1
MATH3475Modern Numerical Methods15 creditsNot running in 201920
MATH3510Actuarial Mathematics 115 creditsSemester 1
MATH3520Actuarial Mathematics 215 creditsSemester 2
MATH3532Relativity and Cosmology15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3565Mathematical Biology15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3567Evolutionary Modelling15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3620Fluid Dynamics 215 creditsSemester 1
MATH3714Linear Regression and Robustness15 creditsSemester 1
MATH3723Statistical Theory15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3734Stochastic Calculus for Finance15 creditsSemester 2
MATH3772Multivariate Analysis10 creditsSemester 1
MATH3802Time Series10 creditsSemester 1
MATH3820Bayesian Statistics10 creditsSemester 2
MATH3823Generalised Linear Models10 creditsSemester 2

MATH2230 and MATH2231 are mutually exclusive.

PHIL3112Kant20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL3123Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL3220Hume20 creditsNot running in 201920
PHIL3320Philosophy of Biology20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL3321Metaethics20 creditsSemester 2
PHIL3322Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art20 creditsSemester 1
PHIL3421Philosophy of Mind20 creditsSemester 1
PHIL3424Advanced Topics in Knowledge, Mind and Action20 creditsNot running in 201920
PHIL3522The Structure of Reality20 creditsNot running in 201920
PHIL3700Feminist Philosophy20 creditsSemester 1
PHIL3723War, Terror and Justice20 creditsSemester 1
PHIL3851Introduction to Philosophy of Modern Physics10 creditsSemester 1
PHIL3852Philosophy of Modern Physics20 creditsSemester 1
PHIL3855Philosophical Issues in Technology20 creditsNot running in 201920
PHIL3865Philosophy of the Social Sciences20 creditsSemester 2
PRHS3100Existentialism and Phenomenology20 creditsSemester 1
PRHS3170Religion, Belief and Ethics20 creditsSemester 1
PRHS3200Moral, Rational Selves: Perspectives on Human Nature20 creditsNot running in 201920
PRHS3300Religion and Mental Health20 creditsSemester 2
THEO3390Philosophy and the Spiritual Life20 creditsNot running in 201920

Last updated: 10/09/2019

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