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MT4511   Asymptotic Methods

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

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

This module is designed to introduce students to asymptotic methods used in the construction of analytical approximations to integrals and solutions of differential equations.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT3504

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 = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

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

Personnel

Module teaching staff: Dr A Wilmot-Smith