Free course

Maths for science and technology

Free statement of participation on completion

You’re about to start a course in science and technology and you're wondering whether your level of maths is going to be enough to get you through. This free course, Maths for science and technology, will show you how to reflect on what you know, identify which skills you might need for your course, and help you to learn those skills using worked examples and activities.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the following mathematical concepts: indices; equations and algebra; units, significant figures and scientific notation; basic trigonometry; logarithms
  • draw on a list of references to further reading and sources of help to improve maths skills.