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MT3506   Techniques of Applied Mathematics

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

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

Differential equations are of fundamental significance in applied mathematics. This module will cover important and common techniques used to solve the partial differential equations that arise in typical applications. The module will be useful to students who wish to specialise in Applied Mathematics in their degree programme.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you should pass MT2506 and pass MT3504

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%, Coursework = 10%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 90%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 10%

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

Personnel

Module teaching staff: Dr R K Scott