Mathematical Concepts (G6012)
15 credits, Level 4
In this introductory mathematics module, you explore the fundamental mathematical concepts and skills needed for all Informatics degrees.
In this module, you cover topics such as:
- basic set theory
- number systems
- regular expressions
- finite state automata
- basic calculus
- basic linear algebra
- proof by induction
- an introduction to the concepts of probability theory and statistics.
50%: Coursework (Test)
50%: Examination (Multiple choice questions)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 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 2023/24. 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.
This module is offered on the following courses:
- Computer Science (with an industrial placement year) BSc
- Computer Science (with an industrial placement year) MComp
- Computer Science BSc
- Computer Science MComp
- Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (with an industrial placement year) BSc
- Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence BSc
- Computing for Business and Management (with an industrial placement year) BSc
- Computing for Business and Management BSc
- Computing for Digital Media and Games (with an industrial placement year) BSc
- Computing for Digital Media and Games BSc
- Finance and Technology (FinTech) (with a professional placement year) BSc
- Finance and Technology (FinTech) BSc