Short courses
Mathematics

Foundation Mathematics

This course helps you into the first year of an undergraduate degree at Teesside University that includes level 3 mathematics as an entry requirement.You study algebra, trigonometry and calculus.

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 3, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Starts Monday 1 July, Mondays & Wednesdays for 6 weeks, 9.30am-12.30pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

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Further information

Starts Monday 1 July, Mondays & Wednesdays for 6 weeks, 9.30am-12.30pm.

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Where you study

Middlesbrough Campus

What you study

Content
- Algebraic manipulation.
- Functions, including logarithm and exponential functions.
- Solution of equations with one or more unknown involving algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions.
- Circular measure and trigonometry applied to non-right angled triangles.
- Elementary calculus using tables of standard derivatives and integrals.
- Basic techniques of differentiation and integration.
- Simple applications of derivatives and integrals.

How you are assessed

Formative Assessment:
Learning materials include a series of tutorial exercises providing self-assessment questions with answers allowing the student to monitor progress.
Practice assessment papers with answers, provide the student with an opportunity to prepare for the summative assessment.

Summative Assessment:
Closed-book examination.

Entry requirements

Mathematics GCSE or equivalent is a prerequisite for this course.

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 3, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Starts Monday 1 July, Mondays & Wednesdays for 6 weeks, 9.30am-12.30pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

Contact details

Further information