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MT1003   Pure and Applied Mathematics

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 9.00 am

The aim of this module is to provide students with a taste of both pure and applied mathematics, to give them insight into areas available for study in later years and to provide them with the opportunity to broaden their mathematical experience.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT1002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

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

Scheduled learning hours: 70

Guided independent study hours: 130

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%


Module teaching staff: Dr A Naughton, Dr A Wilmot-Smith, Dr C Bleak,