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Figuring out your degree at the University of York

How the supported learning of maths can be integral to your studies and beyond.

Length Time Start date
Two weeks 3 to 4 hours per week This course has an active facilitation window starting 28 August 2023.

Are you curious about how students successfully study maths in degree programmes? Then this is the course for you.

We'll begin by looking at the transition from school or college to university, using key insights from current undergraduates, and academic staff highlights on the importance of maths in their subject areas. We'll then explore real-life applications of maths in a range of disciplines.

During this course, you'll develop an understanding of how teaching and assessment is delivered at university (it's very different to school and college) and how you can best engage with maths content whatever your degree programme.

You'll gain an insight into the expectations of academic staff, as well as practical advice from current students. There's also an opportunity to discuss and share ideas on engaging with challenging topics - you'll hear undergraduates' top tips from their personal experiences. This is the perfect chance to prepare for your degree and, in the words of one of our academics, 'start filling your toolbox' with resources and ideas.

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