Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
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): You cannot take this module if you 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%