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Course Details in 2019/20 Session

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Module Title LF Introductory Mathematics
SchoolSchool of Engineering
Department Engineering
Module Code 06 30319
Module Lead TBC
Level Foundation Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions Only available to students studying in Dubai
Description This introductory module develops confidence and knowledge of basic mathematical skills and problem solving techniques. Topics covered include basic algebra, elementary geometry, vectors, trigonometry functions, graphs, indices and logarithms and an introduction to calculus ideas. Practical applications related to science and engineering will be used as appropriate.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Use numbers and algebraic expressions to solve problems and equations, including sums of APs and GPs
  • Solve simple problems in geometry and work with vectors
  • Work with (i) circular measure & trigonometric functions; (ii) exponential functions & logarithms
  • Sketch simple graphs and differentiate & integrate simple functions to find gradients and areas
Assessment 30319-01 : Raw Module Mark : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 100% Continuous assessment to include:
a) 30% regular class tests
b) 70% unseen formal test in January (2 hours)

100% exam in August (2 hours)
Other Duplicate of Birmingham-based module 24636
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