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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to develop basic
knowledge of calculus and ability to apply this
knowledge in real-life applications.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course the
student is expected to
-know the concept of a limit and to apply it to
determine limits of functions
- be able to differentiate and integrate
functions both analytically and numerically
- be able to determine extreme values (maxima
and minima) of a function
- be able to optimize analytical functions
- be able to determine the area under a curve
and volumes of revolutions

Course contents

Limits and Continuity
-Application of derivatives
-Exact and Approximative Integrals
Applications of Integrals

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Algebra and Trigonometry

Previous course names

No previous course names

Additional information

No additional information

Recommended or required reading

Gregory Hartman, Brian Heinold: APEX Calculus

Study activities

  • Lectures - 36 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 50 hours
  • Individual studies - 49 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Passed examination.


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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