MA1K20 Refresher Mathematics
Introductory description
It is a module for new incoming students based on Alevel Mathematics but done right.
Module aims
The next year cohort of students will come to the university without going through Alevel exams. The aim of this module is to refresh their existing mathematical knowledge. It will be in a different style from Alevels, in a style of university level Mathematics.
Outline syllabus
This is an indicative module outline only to give an indication of the sort of topics that may be covered. Actual sessions held may differ.
Functions and polynomials. Summation and the binomial theorem. Linear equations and matrices. Trigonometric functions. Differentiation. Taylor series, the exponential and logarithm. Complex numbers. Integration.
Learning outcomes
By the end of the module, students should be able to:
 Subject knowledge and understanding: a good working knowledge of Alevel mathematics and certain core items from further mathematics
 Cognitive skills: logical understanding of definition/theorem/proof method of doing Mathematics
International
It will be available to international students who have done other qualifications rather than Alevels
Subject specific skills
New level of understanding of the Alevel mathematics and certain core items from further mathematics. Understanding of connections between different parts of mathematics. Understanding of proofs and examples.
Transferable skills
knowledge of mathematics and mathematical method
Study time
Type  Required  Optional 

Online learning (scheduled sessions)  3 sessions of 45 minutes  
Online learning (independent)  25 sessions of 30 minutes  
Total  0 hours 
Private study description
No private study requirements defined for this module.
Costs
No further costs have been identified for this module.
Students can register for this module without taking any assessment.
Assessment group A
Study time  

Test  1 hour 
Test  1 hour 
Test  2 hours 
Feedback on assessment
As the module is weighted 0 CATS, the main method will be selfassessment. The students will mark their own tests and can redo them to their own satisfaction.
Courses
This module is Core for:

UMAAG100 Undergraduate Mathematics (BSc)
 Year 1 of G100 Mathematics
 Year 1 of G100 Mathematics
 Year 1 of G100 Mathematics

UMAAG103 Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath)
 Year 1 of G100 Mathematics
 Year 1 of G103 Mathematics (MMath)
 Year 1 of G103 Mathematics (MMath)
 Year 1 of UMAAG106 Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) with Study in Europe
 Year 1 of UMAAG1NC Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies
 Year 1 of UMAAG1N2 Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year)
 Year 1 of UMAAGL11 Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics

UMAAGV17 Undergraduate Mathematics and Philosophy
 Year 1 of GV17 Mathematics and Philosophy
 Year 1 of GV17 Mathematics and Philosophy
 Year 1 of GV17 Mathematics and Philosophy

UPXAGF13 Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc)
 Year 1 of GF13 Mathematics and Physics
 Year 1 of GF13 Mathematics and Physics

UPXAFG31 Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (MMathPhys)
 Year 1 of FG31 Mathematics and Physics (MMathPhys)
 Year 1 of FG31 Mathematics and Physics (MMathPhys)
 Year 1 of UMAAG101 Undergraduate Mathematics with Intercalated Year