In order to study a wide range of undergraduate programmes including Biological Sciences students need to have gained a mathematics qualification prior to entering university-level study. A considerable number of pre-higher education mathematics qualifications are available within the UK and for those working within the higher education (HE) sector it is not always clear what mathematics content methods and processes students will have studied as they commence their university level programmes. The Maths Stats & OR Network in conjunction with the Subject Centres for Bioscience Engineering Information and Computer Sciences Materials and Physical Sciences commissioned Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) to compile a mathematics guide. This outlines what students with given prior qualifications in mathematics are likely to know and be able to do and is written for those within the HE sector.
Guide to Understanding the UK Mathematics curriculum pre-Higher Education
The materials published on this page were originally created by the Higher Education Academy.