(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:- demonstrate a broad understanding of the concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques of mathematics;- apply core concepts and principles in well-defined contexts;- appreciate the coherence and logical structure of mathematics;- demonstrate an awareness of skills in comprehending problems, formulating them mathematically and obtaining solutions by appropriate methods;- use a range of techniques to initiate and undertake problem solving.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- transferrable skills such as problem solving, oral and written communication, computing, team working, time management, necessary for employment related to the subject area(s) studied;- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline;- work that covers a restricted area of the discipline;- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.