Mathematics 1

Module code: FS0031

This module will develop the key mathematical skills necessary for any quantitative degree, and is designed to bring you to a level of knowledge and competence equivalent to advanced level mathematics. In particular, there will be a focus on developing understanding and intuition. 

Topics covered

  • Algebra
  • Solving equations 
  • Trigonometry
  • Logarithms and exponentiation
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Graphing and transformations
  • The binomial theorem


  • 27 hours of lectures
  • 20 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 103 hours of guided independent study


  • Coursework (50%)
  • Workshops (10%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (40%)