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MT2502   Analysis

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 11.00 am Mon (even weeks), Tue and Thu

The main purpose of this module is to introduce the key concepts of real analysis: limit, continuity and differentiation. Emphasis will be placed on the rigourous development of the material, giving precise definitions of the concepts involved and exploring the proofs of important theorems. This module forms the prerequisite for all later modules in mathematical analysis. It is recommended that students in the Faculties of Arts and Divinity take an even number of the 15-credit 2000-level MT modules.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): "before taking this module you must pass MT1002. If MT1002 has not been passed, advanced higher mathematics (at grade a) or A-Level further mathematics (at grade a) or admission to a fast track mmath programme. "

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2.5 hours lectures (x 10 weeks), 1-hour tutorial (x 5 weeks), 1-hour examples class (x 5 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 35

Guided independent study hours: 115

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 70%, Coursework (including 1 class test) = 30%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 85%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 15%

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

Personnel

Module teaching staff: Dr M Todd