Engineering Maths 1A (H1033)

15 credits, Level 4

Autumn teaching

The module will be taught using the Helping Engineers Learn Mathematics (HELM) resource.There'll be thorough revision of A-Level maths topics, particularly:

  • differential calculus
  • integral calculus
  • algebraic manipulation of functions
  • vectors
  • matrix algebra including determinants
  • Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.

Then new material:

  • complex numbers
  • further differentiation, integration, partial differentiation
  • curves and functions.


79%: Lecture
21%: Practical (Workshop)


20%: Coursework (Problem Set)
80%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 39 hours of contact time and 111 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.