Mathematics

MTH2007 - Independent Study for Exchange Students (2019)

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MODULE TITLEIndependent Study for Exchange Students CREDIT VALUE15
MODULE CODEMTH2007 MODULE CONVENERDr Barrie Cooper (Coordinator)
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS 11 or 11 0
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated) 5
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content

This module is available for inbound one semester students only. This module enables students to take half of a 30-credit year-long module at stage 2, as a 15-credit one semester self-study module. An individual plan will be developed for each student to include a bespoke assessment and attendance at relevant lectures, tutorials and/or practicals, as appropriate, to support learning.

AIMS - intentions of the module

This module aims to support inbound one semester study abroad students to take half of a 30-credit year-long module at stage 2, as a 15-credit one semester self-study module.

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)

On successful completion of this module you should be able to:

Module Specific Skills and Knowledge

1. state the pertinent definitions, theorems and proofs pertaining to your topic of study;

2. compute accurately the solutions to exercises pertaining to your topic of study;

3. explore creatively unseen problems pertaining to your topic of study.

Discipline Specific Skills and Knowledge

4. communicate your learning professionally and using appropriate mathematical language.

Personal and Key Transferable / Employment Skills and Knowledge

5. use learning resources appropriately;

6. exhibit self-management and time-management skills.

SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module

Specific to the chosen topic of study.

LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS (given in hours of study time)
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities 38.00 Guided Independent Study 112.00 Placement / Study Abroad 0.00
DETAILS OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
Category Hours of study time Description
Scheduled learning and teaching activities 33 33 x 1-hour lectures (typically for a 15-credit module)
Scheduled learning and teaching activities 5 5 x 1-hour tutorials (typically for a 15-credit module)
Guided independent study 112 Self-study using learning resources for the module

 

ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
Form of Assessment Size of Assessment (e.g. duration/length) ILOs Assessed Feedback Method
Exercise sheets 5 x 5 hours (typically for a 15-credit module) All Tutor Feedback
       
       
       
       

 

SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 100 Written Exams 0 Practical Exams 0
DETAILS OF SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
Form of Assessment % of Credit Size of Assessment (e.g. duration/length) ILOs Assessed Feedback Method
Portfolio 100 Bespoke (e.g. 24h take-home exam, or submission of selected exercises) All Via SRS
         
         
         
         

 

DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES

Reassessment is not available for this module.

RESOURCES
INDICATIVE LEARNING RESOURCES - The following list is offered as an indication of the type & level of
information that you are expected to consult. Further guidance will be provided by the Module Convener

Basic reading:

 

ELE: http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/

 

Web based and Electronic Resources:

 

Other Resources:

 

Reading list for this module:

There are currently no reading list entries found for this module.

CREDIT VALUE 15 ECTS VALUE 7.5
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES None
CO-REQUISITE MODULES None
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) 5 AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Tuesday 10 July 2018 LAST REVISION DATE Friday 28 June 2019
KEY WORDS SEARCH Mathematics; independent study.