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MT4515   Functional Analysis

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: 12.00 noon Mon (even weeks), Tue and Thu

This object of this module is to familiarise students with the basic notions of functional analysis, that is analysis on normed spaces and Hilbert space. The module will cover normed spaces, convergence and completeness, operators, Hilbert spaces and may include topics such as spectral theory and the Hahn-Banach theorem.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT2501 and pass MT3502

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 coordinator: Prof K J Falconer
Module teaching staff: Prof K Falconer