Further Mathematics A (G5131)
15 credits, Level 3 (sub-degree)
This module develops essential elements of mathematics, concentrating on the fundamentals of algebra, calculus and geometry.
The module is broadly equivalent to an A-level Further Mathematics course concentrating on these elements. In addition, it introduces students to methods of proof.
21%: Practical (Workshop)
20%: Coursework (Portfolio, Problem set)
80%: Examination (Computer-based examination)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 43 hours of contact time and about 107 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.