MA101-4-FY-CO:
Calculus

The details
2023/24
Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science (School of)
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 4
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
30
03 January 2024

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
(none)
(none)
EC115

 

EC251, EC368, EC371, EC372, EC383, MA105, MA108, MA200, MA202, MA203, MA222, MA225, MA318

Key module for

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BSC N323 Actuarial Science,
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BSC N323DT Actuarial Science,
BSC N324 Actuarial Science (Including Year Abroad),
BSC N325 Actuarial Science (Including Foundation Year),
BA 0F66 Economics (Including Placement Year),
BA L100 Economics,
BA L102 Economics (Including Foundation Year),
BA L106 Economics (Including Year Abroad),
BSC 0E45 Economics (Including Placement Year),
BSC L101 Economics,
BSC L103 Economics (Including Foundation Year),
BSC L107 Economics (Including Year Abroad),
MECNL130 Economics,
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BSC LG1C Economics and Mathematics (Including Year Abroad),
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MECNL131 Financial Economics,
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BA 9O47 International Economics (Including Placement Year),
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BA L190 Management Economics (Including Foundation Year),
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BSC L191 Management Economics (Including Foundation Year),
BSC L193 Management Economics (Including Year Abroad),
MECNL133 Management Economics,
MECNL134 Management Economics (Including Placement Year),
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BSC G100 Mathematics,
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BSC 5B43 Statistics (Including Year Abroad),
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Module description

This module revises ideas associated with continuous functions, including the idea of an inverse, differentiation and integration, and sets them in a more fundamental context which permits a better understanding of their properties. The properties of inequalities are reviewed.


For students outside of the School, an appropriate A level in Mathematics (or equivalent) is required for this module. If you are unsure whether you meet this criteria please contact maths@essex.ac.uk before attempting to enrol.

Module aims

The aims of this module are:



  • To reinforce concepts of calculus, its applications and associated topics that students will have met prior to University and;

  • To extend them to allow students to engage with concepts met in an undergraduate mathematics degree.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module, students will be expected to:



  1. Be familiar with elementary functions, the basic rules of the differential and integral calculus for functions of one variable.

  2. Be familiar with the idea of a domain of definition and an inverse function.

  3. Be able to manipulate inequalities.

  4. Be able to solve first order differential equations.

  5. Be able to solve second-order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, find general and particular solutions.

  6. Be able to calculate limits of elementary functions; use of l'Hopital's rule.

  7. Be able to find partial and directional derivatives of elementary functions of two and three variables and their stationary points.

  8. Be able to use the chain rule for first-order partial differentiation.

  9. Be able to find maxima, minima, and stationary points of functions of two variables.

  10. Be able to find arc lengths, and surface and volumes of revolution.

  11. Be familar with basic rules of calculating double integrals.

Module information

This module introduces:



  • The concept of limits

  • Differentiation from first principles

  • Fundamental theorem of Calculus

  • First and second order differential equations (and methods for solving them are studied)

  • Partial differentiation along with applications

Learning and teaching methods

Teaching in the School will be delivered using a range of face to face lectures, classes, and lab sessions as appropriate for each module. Modules may also include online only sessions where it is advantageous, for example for pedagogical reasons, to do so.

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non - essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   Assignment  23/11/2023   
Coursework   E-assessment     
Exam  Main exam: In-Person, Open Book (Restricted), 150 minutes during Summer (Main Period) 
Exam  Reassessment Main exam: In-Person, Open Book (Restricted), 150 minutes during September (Reassessment Period) 

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
20% 80%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
20% 80%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Joseph Bailey, email: jbailef@essex.ac.uk.
Dr Joseph Bailey & Tahani Al-Karkhi
jbailef@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
Yes
Yes
No

External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 65 hours, 65 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.

 

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