Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Planned timetable: 12.00 noon Mon (odd weeks), Wed and Fri
The aim of this module is to give students an insight into the historical development of mathematics. Topics to be covered may include some of: the development of algebra, the origins of the calculus, the history of logarithms, the work of some individual mathematicians.
Pre-requisite(s): "if not already passed you must take at least 1 module from MT3501, MT3502, MT3503, MT3504, MT3505, MT3506, MT3507 or mt3508"
Co-requisite(s): "if not already passed you must take at least 1 module from MT3501, MT3502, MT3503, MT3504, MT3505, MT3506, MT3507 or mt3508"
Anti-requisite(s): In taking this module you cannot take MT5613
Weekly contact: 2.5 lectures (weeks 1 - 10) and 1 tutorial (weeks 2 - 11).
Scheduled learning hours: 35
Guided independent study hours: 115
As used by St Andrews: Written Examination = 50% (2 x 1-hour class tests), Coursework: Project = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: Coursework (new project) = 100%