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MT4112   Computing in Mathematics

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 9.00 am Mon (even weeks), Tue and Thu

This module is intended to introduce students to FORTRAN and the writing of computer codes to implement mathematical algorithms. The module includes a basic introduction to FORTRAN, and the implementation of mathematical algorithms in a well-documented FORTRAN program. Students are required to complete a project in addition to sitting the examination.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): If not already passed you must take MT3501 or take MT3503 or take MT3504

Co-requisite(s): If not already passed you must take MT3501 or take MT3503 or take MT3504

Anti-requisite(s): In taking this module you must not be on a single or joint honours programme in the school of computer science

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2.5 lectures (weeks 1 - 10).

Scheduled learning hours: 25

Guided independent study hours: 125

Assessment pattern

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

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

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

Personnel

Module teaching staff: Prof D H Mackay, Dr T Elsden