Booklist for level 1 entrants

Booklist for level 1 entrants

Archaeology
1A

Greene, K. and Moore, T., 2010. Archaeology: an introduction: the history, principles and methods of modern archaeology (5th edn), London: Batsford.

Hunter, J. and Ralston, I., 2009. The Archaeology of Britain: An Introduction from Earliest Times to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition, London, Routledge.

Selected titles in the Making of Scotland series, Birlinn, Edinburgh.

1B

Gamble C. 2007. Archaeology: the basics. London: Routledge (2nd rev. edn).

Greene, K. and Moore, T., 2010. Archaeology: an introduction: the history, principles and methods of modern archaeology (5th edn), London: Batsford.

Renfrew, A.C. and Bahn, P. 2008. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice (5th edn), London, Thames and Hudson.
Astronomy
 

An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics; Carroll BW and Ostlie DA published by Pearson Education (2nd Edition) (2006) paperback

Chemistry
 

Chemistry: Human Activity, Chemical Reactivity; Mahaffy, Tasker, Bucat,Kotz, Weaver, Treichel, McMurry (2010)

Computing Science 1
CS1P

Details at enrolment

The New Turing Omnibus, A.K.Dewdney. Palgrave MacMillan. Reprint edition (2003) Recommended.

CS1Q
PPCS1
PDM1 Introduction to Computing and Programming in Python, A Multimedia Approach. M.J.Guzdial, B. Ericson. Prentice Hall (2005). Required.
Earth Science
1X/1Y

Understanding Earth (7th Edition); Grotzinger, J, Jordan, T H, Press, F and Siever, R (2014) published by Freeman ISBN: 978-1464138744 (earlier versions are acceptable)

or

Earth: Portrait of a Planet (5th Edition); Marshak, S (2015) published by Norton ISBN: 978-0393938173 (http://www.nortonebooks.com/welcome.asp) (earlier versions are acceptable)

Penguin Dictionary of Geology; Kearey, P (2005) published by Penguin; ISBN: 978-0140514940

1Y only Introducing Palaeontology: A Guide to Ancient Life Wyse Jackson, P (2010) published by Dunedin Academic Press; ISBN: 978-1906716158
Electronic Engineering
1X

Strongly recommended as background reading:

Electrical Engineering; Hambley AR. (2002) published by Prentice Hall (ISBN 0130610704)

Digital Systems & Applications; Tocci R J, Widmer N S (2001) published by Prentice Hall (ISBN 0130856347)

Electronic Logic (3rd Edition); Gibson JR (1993) published by Arnold (ISBN 0340543779)

Recommended as background reading:

Microelectronic Circuits (4th Edition); Sedra AS, Smith KS (1997) published by OUP Inc (0195116909)

Electronics Fundamentals (5th Edition); Floyd TL, (2001) published by Prentice Hall (ISBN 0130852368)

Electronic Circuits (2nd Edition); Tooley M, (2001) published by Butterworth Heinemann (ISBN 0750653949)

1Y

Strongly recommended as background reading:

Electrical Engineering (34th Edition); Hambley AR, (2008) published by Prentice Hall (ISBN 0132066920)

Bebop to the Boolean Boogie (2nd Edition); Maxfield C, (2003) published by Newnes (ISBN 0750675438)

Recommended as background reading:

Electronics (2nd Edition but first edition is better); Crefraft DI, Gorham DA, Sparkes JJ (2002) published by Nelson Thornes (ISBN 0748770364)

Electric Circuits (7th Edition); Nilsson JW, Riedel SA (2005) published by Prentice Hall (ISBN 013127760X)

Electronic Logic Circuits (3rd Edition); Gibson JR, (1993) published by Arnold (ISBN 0340543779)

Digital Fundamentals (9th Edition); Floyd TL, (2006) published by Prentice Hall (ISBN 0131972553)

Exploring the Cosmos
1X/1Y

The Cosmic Perspective; Bennett, Donahue, Schneider and Voit (5th Edition) published by Pearson Addison Wesley

Geography
 

These publications provide a good background and overview of materials covered in the course and will be useful throughout your studies in Geography.

Cloke, Paul J., Phil Crang, and Mark A. Goodwin. (2014) Introducing human geographies. Routledge, 2005. (3rd Edition) published by Routledge.

Gregory, Derek, Ron Johnston, Geraldine Pratt, Michael Watts, and Sarah Whatmore, eds. (2009) The Dictionary of Human Geography. (5th Edition) Wiley-Blackwell.

Smithson, Peter, Ken Addison, and Ken Atkinson (2013) Fundamentals of the Physical Environment. (4th Edition) Routledge.

Thomas, David S.G. ed. (2016) The Dictionary of Physical Geography. (4th Edition) Wiley-Blackwell.

Mathematics
1R/1S

The following publications are linked to WebAssign®, an online instructional system that is used throughout the course. At the first meeting of the class, details will be given about bundles that are available with special price reductions. These publications will also be useful for Level-2 Mathematics.

J Stewart; Calculus – International Metric Edition; Cengage (ISBN: 978- 0538498845)

D Poole; Linear Algebra: A Modern Introduction, 4th Edition; Cengage (ISBN: 978-1285463247)

1X/1Y

The following publications are linked to WebAssign®, an online instructional system that is used throughout the course. At the first meeting of the class, details will be given about bundles that are available with special price reductions. These publications will also be useful for Level-2 Mathematics.

J Stewart; Calculus – International Metric Edition; Cengage (ISBN: 978- 0538498845)

D Poole; Linear Algebra: A Modern Introduction, 4th Edition; Cengage (ISBN: 978-1285463247)

Not linked to WebAssign® but giving good coverage of Mathematics 1X and 1Y material:

C M McGregor, J J C Nimmo & W W Stothers, Fundamentals of University Mathematics; Woodhead Publishing (ISBN 978-0857092236)

Physics
 

University Physics (13th Edition) with Modern Physics; Young HD and Freedman RA published by Addison-Wesley (ISBN-13: 978-0-321-50130-1)

Psychology
 

Bruce M. Hood, Daniel Schacter, Daniel Wegner, Daniel Gilbert – Psychology (2nd Edition), ISBN 9781137406743 Palgrave

Science Fundamentals
1X/1Y

Science Fundamentals (3rd Edition) (2008);Pearson Custom Publishing (ISBN 1 84658 076 5)

Statistics
 

Details at enrolment