Module delivery information

This module is not currently running in 2024 to 2025.


This module introduces students to the mathematics of calculus and its applications in engineering. Examples classes are provided to support the student learning.


Contact hours

Total contact hours: 44
Private study hours: 106
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods
• Exam 2 hours (90%)
• Four Homeworks, each 2-3 A4 pages, each weighted 2.5% (10%)

Indicative reading

Core Mathematics for Advanced Level, L. Bostock and S. Chandler, Nelson Thornes (Publishers) Ltd., 2000, ISBN 0 7487 55098.

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1 Demonstrate a knowledge of Calculus to a level suitable for Level 4 courses;
2 Apply this knowledge to elementary problem solving;
3 Undertake more advanced study of these subjects.
4. Demonstrate the ability to manage time.


  1. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  2. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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