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ST116 - Mathematical Techniques

  • Module code: ST116
  • Module name: Mathematical Techniques
  • Department: Statistics
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Students will develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts and relations using problem solving techniques such as visualisation and exploration of patterns. By learning to express mathematical ideas clearly and precisely students will further deepen their understanding and enhance their mathematical reasoning and communication skills.

Principal learning outcomes

At the end of the module students will be able to understand, construct, visualize and present a coherent, mathematical argument.

Timetabled teaching activities

20% coursework and 80% exam held at the end of the Autumn Term (Week 10).

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: ST116-12)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 20%
Examination - December 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc MMathStat) (G1G3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G300) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Data Science (G302) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc) (GG14) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (Y602) - Year 1
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