Computing in Mathematics
SCQF Level 10
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
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.
Pre-requisite(s): Either pre- or co-requisites MT3501, MT3503 or 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
Weekly contact: 2.5 lectures (x 10 weeks).
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 70%, Coursework: Project = 30%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Professor D H Mackay
Module teaching staff: Prof Duncan Mackay