Mathematics for Science 3

Module code: NS3022

Module co-ordinator: TBC

Mathematics is the language of much of science and is an integral part of your degree. In this module, the topics will become increasingly advanced and have been chosen to relate to more than one scientific discipline.

Topics covered

  • Fourier series and further integration
  • Periodic functions
  • Path and line integrals
  • Double integration
  • Partial derivatives
  • Taylor series
  • Vector calculus: Grad, div and curl
  • Maxwell’s equations


  • 12 one-hour workshops
  • 12 one-hour tutorials
  • 3 one-hour surgeries


  • Exam (35%)
  • Continual assessment (65%) 0 including competency based questions and application questions