Introductory Application Oriented Mathematics


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge obtained by the modules from the equivalent bachelor in Mathematics.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • are able to explain important introductory notions, results and theories connected to a central mathematical subject area

  • can relate such results to application(s) outside the subject area


  • are able to apply a number of introductory methods and tools from a specific mathematical subject area

  • can assess whether a specific result is valid and/or whether a specific method can be applied under prescribed circumstances

  • are able to form a mathematical model describing a problem amenable to a mathematical investigation and to perform a mathematical analysis that sheds light on the initiating problem

  • can under guidance select adequate mathematical methods and tools that help treating certain questions amenable to a mathematical investigation

  • are able to ponder about the applicability range of mathematical tools


  • are able to navigate and to develop under guidance in work situations that are not structured beforehand

  • can participate in collaboration with peers in the treatment of problems of a mathematical nature

  • can communicate mathematical problems and strategies leading to solutions to peers inside and outside of mathematics

Type of instruction

Project work including PBL elements.

Extent and expected workload

Module extent is 15 ECTS equivalent to a workload of 450 hours.



Name of examIntroductory Application Oriented Mathematics
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Please see the semester description / module description
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleIndledende anvendelsesorienteret matematik
Module codeK-MAT1-PROJ
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Mathematics
Study BoardStudy Board of Mathematical Sciences
DepartmentDepartment of Mathematical Sciences
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science