Core Module Information
Module title: Intermediate Mathematics A (GA)

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ELE08403
Module leader: Kevin Hughes Jr
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Calculus: further differentiation including partial differentiation and stationary valuesBinomial Theorem and MacLaurin seriesFirst order differential equationsMatrix algebra and EigenvaluesIntroduction to probability and the Normal distribution

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Perform more complex differentiation and use partial differentiation in evaluating stationary points.

LO2: Perform operations of matrix algebra, including computation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

LO3: Demonstrate familiarity with elementary concepts of sequences and series, including applying the Binomial Theorem and computing MacLaurin series for simple functions.

LO4: Solve first order differential equations with applications to Engineering problems.

LO5: Apply basic laws of probability, including the normal distribution, to Engineering problems.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Kenneth Leitch
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Face To Face Tutorial 36
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Online Guided independent study 126
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Class Test 25 1~2 Week 5 HOURS= 1
Class Test 25 3~4 Week 9 HOURS= 1
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1~2~3~4~5 Exam Period HOURS= 2
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Intermediate Mathematics A (GA)