2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
MATH0111 Elementary Differential Calculus (Version 1)
10 creditsClass Size: 150
Module manager: Dr Paul Schafer
Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable
Year running 2021/22
Pre-requisite qualificationsGCSE Mathematics or equivalent. This module is not available to students who have a Maths A-level (or equivalent)
This module is mutually exclusive with
|LUBS1275||Mathematics and Statistics for Economics and Business 1A|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryA basic Pure Maths course for students who have not done A-level Mathematics.
ObjectivesTo 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 exp(a+b), logarithms.
- Elementary trigonometry, sine and cosine rules.
- 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, curve sketching.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||67.00|
|Total Contact hours||33.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private studyStudying and revising of course material.
Completing of assignments and assessments.
Example classes will be covered in the lectures.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackRegular problem solving assignments
!!! In order to pass the module, students must pass the examination. !!!
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||15.00|
There is no resit available for the coursework component of this module. If the module is failed, the coursework mark will be carried forward and added to the resit exam mark with the same weighting as listed above.
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Open Book exam||2 hr 00 mins||85.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||85.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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