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Course overview

You improve your understanding of basic mathematical concepts to prepare you for a university course. You study arithmetic, percentages, decimals and equations, and go on to algebra and graphs.

It is crucial to master these skills if you intend to further your education at degree level.

You learn through a combination of live elements and pre-recorded material. Tutor support is available throughout the specified weekly times, but you can complete the tasks flexibly outside of these times.

Summer university

Start date: Starts Monday 28 June, Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

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This course is delivered online. Please check the entry requirements tab before making your application to ensure you meet the entry criteria and have all the minimum equipment necessary to take part.

You can study up to 30 credits at Summer University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email summer.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

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Where you study

This course is delivered online.

 

Course details

What you study

You develop your skills in: basic arithmetic, methods of collecting, tabulating and displaying statistical data, the notation and techniques of basic algebra; the drawing and analysis of graphs of statistical and experimental data, and to boost your confidence to apply numeracy in future studies.

number
- a review of basic arithmetic
- calculations involving numerical fractions, decimals, percentages
- units and conversion of units between different systems.
- ratio and proportion
- application of arithmetic in everyday situations.

statistics
- methods of collection of statistical data
- tabulation of statistical data
- creation and interpretation of statistical charts and diagrams
- calculation and analysis of basic statistics from a set of data

algebra
- the concept of symbols representing numbers
- introduction to the manipulation of algebraic expressions
- solution of simple algebraic equations

graphs
- drawing and analysis of graphs from experimental data and algebraic functions

How you are assessed

You are assessed by a 1.5 hour online examination.

 
 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You require an understanding of basic numeracy.

As this is an online course you need access to a computer and be comfortable learning through an online platform. A strong and stable internet connection is required, and a webcam and microphone to participate in any interactive elements of the course.

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

 
 

Part-time

2021/22 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 3, Fees: £50.00
  • Online
  • Start date: Starts Monday 28 June, Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

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