Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF Level 7
This module is designed to give students a secure base in elementary calculus to allow them to tackle the mathematics needed in other sciences. Students wishing to do more mathematics will be given a good foundation from which they can proceed to MT1002. Some of the work covered is a revision and reinforcement of material in the Scottish Highers and many A-Level syllabuses.
Pre-requisite(s): Students must have higher or A-Level mathematics (as-level mathematics with approval of head of school).
Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you have passed any of MT1003, mt2501-mt5999.
Weekly contact: 5 lectures (x 10 weeks), 1 tutorial and 1 laboratory (x 10 weeks)
Scheduled learning hours: 70
Guided independent study hours: 130
As used by St Andrews: Written Examination = 90% (2-hour final exam = 70%, 2 class tests = 10% each), Coursework = 10%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 90%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr C V Tran
Module teaching staff: Dr Vasilis Archontis, Dr Paolo Pagano, Dr Stephanie Yardley