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MT3802   Numerical Analysis

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 10.00 am Mon (odd weeks), Wed and Fri

The module will introduce students to some topics in numerical analysis, which may include methods of approximation, iterative methods for solving systems of linear equations, numerical techniques for differential equations.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT2501

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

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

Scheduled learning hours: 35

Guided independent study hours: 115

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 70%, Coursework = 30%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 70%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 30%

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

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr A Naughton
Module teaching staff: Dr A P Naughton