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MT3502   Real Analysis

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

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

This module continues the study of analysis begun in the 2000-level module MT2502 Analysis. It considers further important topics in the study of real analysis including: integration theory, the analytic properties of power series and the convergence of functions. Emphasis will be placed on rigourous development of the material, giving precise definitions of the concepts involved and exploring the proofs of important theorems. The language of metric spaces will be introduced to give a framework in which to discuss these concepts.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you should pass MT2502

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2.5-hours of lectures and 1 tutorial.

Scheduled learning hours: 35

Guided independent study hours: 115

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 90%, Class Test = 10%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

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

Personnel

Module teaching staff: Dr J M Fraser, TBC