- Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
- Teaching department
- Earth Sciences
- Credit value
Alternative credit options
There are no alternative credit options available for this module.
This course is intended to introduce Earth science students to the basic fundamental principles of mathematics and physics, assuming minimal previous knowledge. You will be taught the essential tools of mathematics required for the geology, environmental geoscience and earth science degrees, and will study the basic principles of physics behind the fundamental processes occurring within the Earth and our solar system. Practical sessions and problem classes will illustrate the material covered within the lectures and will provide you training in good experimental techniques and scientific methods.
Module deliveries for 2020/21 academic year
Intended teaching term: Term 1 Undergraduate (FHEQ Level 4)
Teaching and assessment
- Mode of study
- Methods of assessment
50% Unseen two-hour written examination50% Problem papers
- Mark scheme
- Numeric Marks
- Number of students on module in previous year
- Module leader
- Professor Lidunka Vocadlo
- Who to contact for more information
This module description was last updated on 5th March 2020.