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Modiwl BIC-0011:
Maths For Bus & Soc Sci

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan Marketing: Bangor International College

10 Credyd neu 5 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1

Trefnydd:

Amcanion cyffredinol

1) To introduce students from a range of backgrounds to the mathematical knowledge and aptitude that they will be expected to deploy and demonstrate in their degree studies

2) To ensure that students understand and can use appropriate mathematical language and understand mathematical notation, conventions and units

3) To develop students’ algebraic skills to aid in mathematical modelling and problem solving

4) To introduce students to basic statistical concepts, topics and methods

Cynnwys cwrs

The main topics covered are:

a) Arithmetic – calculation of lengths, area and volumes

b) Algebra – indices, algebraic fractions, transposing formulae, linear and quadratic equations

c) Functions, coordinates, graphs

d) Angle measure, trigonometry, Pythagoras’s theorem, sin rule, cos formula, logarithms

e) Statistics – mean, mode, median, standard deviation

f) Probability distributions, including Normal Distributiong

g) Estimation, correlation and regression

Meini Prawf

ardderchog

Student has produced a consistently high level of work in all aspects of the module and has an outstanding grasp of the material and techniques studied. The level of attainment achieved suggests the student will have no problem in mastering the mathematical content of an undergraduate degree programme in business or the social sciences.

da

Student has worked effectively in most aspects of the module and has a sound grasp of the material and techniques studied. The level of attainment achieved suggests the student with have little problem in mastering the mathematical content of an undergraduate degree programme in business or the social sciences.

trothwy

Student has attained a satisfactory grasp of the material and techniques studied and achieved at a level which indicates ability to cope with the mathematical content of an undergraduate degree programme in business or the social sciences.

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. Apply their mathematical knowledge to solving a range of theoretical and practical problems

  2. Demonstrate an understanding of statistical concepts, terms and methods

  3. Demonstrate an understanding of mathematical language, notation and units

  4. Make inferences from their interpretation of mathematical information

  5. Present mathematical data in a visual form using tables, pie charts, bar charts, graphs frequency distributions and histograms

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
class test 1 15
class test 2 15
final exam 70

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Seminar

Teacher led presentations to include student participation. Teacher will engage students in a range of tasks and activities in lessons.

50
Private study

Develop good independent learning habits through peer-assisted learning and individual work based on topics covered in class and presented on the VLE

50

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Rhifedd - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio rhifau ar lefelau priodol o gywirdeb
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Gwaith Tîm - Gallu cydweithio'n adeiladol ag eraill ar dasg gyffredin, ac/neu fod yn rhan o dîm gweithio o ddydd i ddydd

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Demonstrate numeracy skills required as a basis for further studies in Economics, Financial Accounting and Management
  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to apply concepts, principles and theories underpinning physics, mathematics and computing to relevant situations
  • Apply numeracy skills required as a basis for further studies in the Social Sciences; such as using statistical models

Adnoddau

Goblygiadau o ran adnoddau ar gyfer myfyrwyr

Purchase of set of text book

Rhestr ddarllen

Bostock, L and Chandler, S (2000) Core Mathematics for Advanced Level Nelson Thornes Ltd., Cheltenham

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