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MT1002   Mathematics

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 7

Semester: Both

Planned timetable: 9.00 am

This module is designed to introduce students to the ideas, methods and techniques which they will need for applying mathematics in the physical sciences or for taking the study of mathematics further. It aims to extend and enhance their skills in algebraic manipulation and in differential and integral calculus, to develop their geometric insight and their understanding of limiting processes, and to introduce them to complex numbers and matrices.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT1001. If MT1001 has not been passed, you must have at least grade b in advanced higher mathematics or grade b in A-Level mathematics or an equivalent level mathematics qualification

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 5 lectures (weeks 1 - 10), 1 tutorial and 1 laboratory (weeks 2 - 11).

Scheduled learning hours: 66

Guided independent study hours: 134

Assessment pattern

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%
Coursework: 10%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module teaching staff: Semester One - Dr A Naughton, Dr R Scott, Prof L Olsen, Prof K Falconer Semester Two - Prof C Roney-Dougal, Dr T Coleman, Dr A Wright, Dr A Naughton