Mathematics 1

Module code: FS0031

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

Topics covered

  • Fundamental algebra
  • Solving equations
  • Basic trigonometry
  • Logarithms and exponentiation
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Functions
  • Basic Calculus  


  • 25 hours of lectures
  • 20 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 105 hours of guided independent study


  • Core learning exercises (20%)
  • Workshop engagement (20%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (60%)