Module Title  LC Fundamental Mathematics for Chemists 
School  Chemistry 
Department  Chemistry 
Module Code  03 34179 
Module Lead  Dr Mark Read 
Level  Certificate Level 
Credits  10 
Semester  Semester 1 
Prerequisites 

Corequisites 

Restrictions  None 
Contact Hours 
Lecture10 hours
Practical Classes and workshops15 hours
Guided independent study75 hours
Total: 100 hours

Exclusions  
Description  This module introduces Chemistry students to a number of important mathematical techniques and principles. The material presented is delivered within a chemistry context, i.e. with special emphasis placed on its relevance to students of Chemistry and its application to chemical sciences/chemistry problems. The topics to be covered include: Basic number manipulation and algebra; trigonometry, graphs and equation solving; logs, exponentials and powers; statistics and errors; differentiation and integration; complex numbers; matrices and the use of general mathematical manipulation to solve problems in Chemistry. 
Learning Outcomes  By the end of the module students should be able to: Apply a number of fundamental mathematical skills and techniques to the solution of problems;
 Apply a number of fundamental mathematical skills and techniques to the solution of chemical problems, or to the solution of problems relevant to chemistry;
 Extend their working knowledge of selected mathematical techniques through Chemistry based modules;
 Apply their focused mathematical skills with confidence.

Assessment 
3417901 : Module Assessment : Exam (School Arranged)  Written Unseen (100%)

Assessment Methods & Exceptions  Class test (30%) and exam (70%) 
Other  
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