Mathematics resources for students outside of the School of Mathematics

Some resources identified by the Resource Centre

The following resources may be of use in learning to understand mathematics and how it relates to a particular discipline.

HELM

HELM (short for 'Helping Engineers Learn Mathematics') is a project funded by HEFCE through FDTL4 (2002-2005) and involved creating resources to aid the mathematical understanding of undergraduates in Engineering. It involved five Universities including Manchester.

METAL

The METAL project 'Mathematics for Economics : Enhancing Teaching and Learning' is funded by HEFCE through FDTL5 and involves many UK universities.

MathCentre

Free resources to support the transition from school mathematics to university mathematics in a range of disciplines Includes detailed notes, quick sheets,video, pod casts etc. covering a range of mathematical topics.

SIGMA

Some resources by the SIGMA centre for Excellence.

BBC

Some resources produced by the BBC:

MathsTutor

Some Online video tutorials, with diagnostics, summary text and exercises, on arithmetic; algebra; functions, graphs & sequences; geometry & vectors, trigonometry, differentiation and integration.

MathAid

Interactive web based pdf documents from the University of Plymouth. The files include notes, exercises and quizzes and so allow students to test their understanding of the material with immediate feedback. Packages include Basic Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus etc. and also Applications of Mathematics in Science and Engineering.

Khan Academy

A series of short video clips from Khan Academy.

MathSolutions

A series of short video clips from Leeds University.

CEMTL

Factsheets on many topics; produced by the Regional Centre for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching and Learning, University of Limerick, Ireland.

PPLATO

Promoting Physics Learning and Teaching opportunities. A large interactive online resource on a range of mathematical topics relevant to students studying a science based degree.

Maths Miniatures

Maths Miniatures Video Tutorials.

Numbers

Numerical methods for biosciences students.

BioMathTutor

Pilot project providing mathematical skills support for biosciences undergraduates. Multimedia resource with video case studies and interactive exercises.

Essential Maths

Essential Maths for Medics, Vets and Biologists.

Nursing

Some mathematics resources for Nursing students.

MathExplorer

Carry out mathematics, visualise and change parameters.

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