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## CSM1027 - Mathematics 1A (2020)

MODULE TITLE | Mathematics 1A | CREDIT VALUE | 15 |
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MODULE CODE | CSM1027 | MODULE CONVENER | Dr Declan Vogt (Coordinator), Dr Houry Melkonian (Coordinator) |

DURATION: TERM | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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DURATION: WEEKS | 11 | 0 | 0 |

Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated) | 79 |
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This module aims to;

a) consolidate key mathematical principles and methods in the areas of algebra, trigonometry, calculus and basic statistics;

and

b) introduce essential IT systems and software.

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

**Module Specific Skills and Knowledge:**

1 Use fundamental Stage 1 (NQF Level 4) mathematical skills in algebra, trigonometry, calculus and statistics, ensuring that more advanced topics may be studied with confidence in later modules.

**Discipline Specific Skills and Knowledge:**

2 Formulate in mathematical and statistical terms simple problems encountered in geo-scientific and energy related areas;

3 Take data from a range of sources and undertake simple modeling tasks with external guidance.

**Personal and Key Transferable/ Employment Skills and Knowledge:**

4 Apply given tools/methods accurately and appropriately to a well-defined problem and begin to appreciate the complexity of mathematical issues in the degree discipline;

5 Present mathematical work, and communicate conclusions to a wide audience in a clear and logical way;

6 Demonstrate familiarity with MATLAB as a programming language to support the study and communication of mathematics.

Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities | 54.00 | Guided Independent Study | 96.00 | Placement / Study Abroad | 0.00 |
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Category | Hours of study time | Description |

Scheduled learning and teaching activities | 44 | Lectures and Tutorials, IT workshops |

Scheduled learning and teaching activities | 10 | ELE-based online quizzes (formative and summative) |

Guided Independent Study | 96 | Lecture and assessment preparation, private study |

Form of Assessment | Size of Assessment (e.g. duration/length) | ILOs Assessed | Feedback Method |
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Initial mathematics assessment MCQ exercise | 1-2 hours | 1 | Computer-based |

Weekly tutorial sheets | 2-3 hours each | 1-4 | Model answers/informal feedback during tutorials |

Coursework | 40 | Written Exams | 60 | Practical Exams | 0 |
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Form of Assessment | % of Credit | Size of Assessment (e.g. duration/length) | ILOs Assessed | Feedback Method |
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4 ELE quizzes | 4 x 10% | 1-2 hours each | 1-4 | ELE-based quiz feedback and oral feedback during tutorials |

Written exam (closed book) | 60% | 2 hours | 1-4 | Annotated scripts |

Original Form of Assessment | Form of Re-assessment | ILOs Re-assessed | Time Scale for Re-reassessment |
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1 x coursework, 40% | E-Quiz | All | August Ref/Def period |

Exam 60% | Written Exam (2 hours) | All | August Ref/Def period |

1 Coursework 40% and Exam 60%

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:**

Croft, A. & Davison, R. Foundation Maths Website

HELM & MathAid (UoP)

**External resources:**

MathCentre - www.mathcentre.ac.uk

Reading list for this module:

Type | Author | Title | Edition | Publisher | Year | ISBN | Search |
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Set | Stroud, K.A | Engineering Mathematics | 6th-7th | Macmillan | 2013 | 9781137031204 | [Library] |

Set | Croft, A. & Davison, R. | Foundation Maths | 5th | Pearson | 2010 | 9780273729402 | [Library] |

Set | Rees, D.G | Foundation of Statistics | Chapman and Hall | 1987 | 9780412285608 | [Library] |

CREDIT VALUE | 15 | ECTS VALUE | 7.5 |
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PRE-REQUISITE MODULES | None |
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CO-REQUISITE MODULES | None |

NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) | 4 | AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING | No |
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ORIGIN DATE | Thursday 06 July 2017 | LAST REVISION DATE | Friday 17 July 2020 |

KEY WORDS SEARCH | Engineering; mathematics. |
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