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MA1035: MATHS (ACCESS) (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 17:48

Course Overview

This course is an introduction to Mathematics for those who have either no knowledge of the subject or who have not taken it for a long while. We will learn essential mathematical skills beginning at a basic level and working up to a good working set of abilities that will be applicable in a range of disciplines.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Ross Macpherson

Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Programme Level 1
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  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course provides an introduction to Mathematics and assumes no prior engagement with the subject. The course will introduce basic mathematical skills and concepts and build up to teaching the necessary skills to successfully undertake level one courses in subjects in STEM, from engineering to chemistry and physics.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt:

  • In-class Examination (40%)
  • 3 take-home Assessments (60%)


  • Examination (40%)
  • Carried over Assessments (60%) (Resubmission will be permitted if required)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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