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MT3503   Complex Analysis

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 12.00 noon Mon (odd weeks), Wed and Fri

This module aims to introduce students to analytic function theory and applications. The topics covered include: analytic functions; Cauchy-Riemann equations; harmonic functions; multivalued functions and the cut plane; singularities; Cauchy's theorem; Laurent series; evaluation of contour integrals; fundamental theorem of algebra; Argument Principle; Rouche's Theorem.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you should pass MT2502 or pass MT2503

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2.5 lectures (weeks 1 - 10) and 1 tutorial (weeks 2 - 11).

Scheduled learning hours: 34

Guided independent study hours: 116

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 90%, 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 M Quick