School of Mathematical Sciences

About Maths Learning Centre

Maths Learning Centre

The location of MLC in Library on Glasnevin campus

Welcome to the DCU Maths Learning Centre website.

The Maths Learning Centre's role is to provide free extra informal support in a welcoming environment to all undergraduate DCU students taking a mathematics module as part of their degree programme.

The Centre is located on the ground floor of the Library on the Glasnevin campus. 

Why maths counts: Ten ways to make maths add up in college - an article in Irish Independent published on 22nd August 2016.

 

 

Below, you will find information about our online support services, some starter-pack maths worksheets, and extra online resources.

 

Prebooked In-Person Support in the MLC

To attend the MLC centre for some help from a tutor, you must PRE-BOOK a 45-minute slot. You can attend on your own or in a small group, but everyone who is attending must book. Bookings can be made through our Loop page here (https://loop.dcu.ie/course/view.php?id=9574). 

In-person tutor support is available at the following times:

Day Times
Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 13.00

 

Online support via Zoom

You can book a 25-minute 1-to-1 (or small group) session with a tutor on Zoom, via our Loop page, on which you can self-enrol here (https://loop.dcu.ie/course/view.php?id=9574). These sessions take place from 7pm-8pm, Monday - Thursday, but if another time would suit you better, please email mlc@dcu.ie and we will see if we can accommodate your request.

mathtutor website

The Centre recommends using the mathtutor website (click here) for online maths help. This site has a set of interactive learning resources to help bridge the gap between secondary school and university maths content. The website can be used to revise previously learned maths topics or to strengthen your knowledge on new topics.

useful links

  • Ask Dr.Math. A question and answer service for students studying maths.
  • Mathworld. A comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia.
  • MathCentre U. K. site which offers many resources, including reference leaflets, teach-yourself booklets, revision booklets, on-line exercises and video tutorials.