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    Maths for Science

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    Squares, roots and powers

    From paving your patio to measuring the ingredients for your latest recipe, squares, roots and powers really are part of everyday life. This free...

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    Babylonian mathematics

    This free course looks at Babylonian mathematics. You will learn how a series of discoveries has enabled historians to decipher stone tablets and...

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    This free course looks at Babylonian mathematics. You will learn how a series of...
  • Assessing risk in engineering, work and life

    Risk is something that must be taken into account at all times when practising as an engineer. We accept risk as part of everyday life so there is...

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    This free course develops ideas about probability and random processes. Sections 1...
  • Kinematics of fluids

    This free course examines the basic kinematics of two-dimensional fluid flows. Section 1 introduces the differential equations for pathlines and...

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    This free course examines the basic kinematics of two-dimensional fluid flows....
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    This free course concerns the calculus of variations. Section 1 introduces some...
  • Point estimation

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  • Univariate continuous distribution theory

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    Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics

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    Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics
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    This flexible course will be of interest to mathematically inclined scientists and...

    Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics

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    Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics
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    If you want to develop your mathematical problem-solving and decision-making...

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    Professional Certificate in Practical Statistics
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    Data plays an important role in almost all private and public sector employment....

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning

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    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning
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    This unique qualification will give you an understanding of how people learn...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics

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    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics
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    This degree will provide you with extensive knowledge of probability and...

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    BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences
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    Graduates who understand the commercial and economic environment and who are also...