Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 9
This module continues the study of algebra begun in the 2000-level module MT2505 Abstract Algebra. It places emphasis on the concept of a ring and their properties, which give insight into concepts of factorisation and divisibility. Important examples such as polynomial rings will be used to motivate and illustrate the theory developed.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT2505
Weekly contact: 2.5 hours of lectures and 1 tutorial.
Scheduled learning hours: 35
Guided independent study hours: 115
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 90%, Coursework = 10%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 90%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr S Huczynska
Module teaching staff: Dr S Huczynska