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MT5806   Advanced Computational Techniques

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

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

This module introduces students to some of the ideas, techniques and constraints that underpin modern approaches to the numerical modeling of physical processes that may be described by partial differential equations. Students will gain expertise in implementing standard methods and will submit a short dissertation together with a portfolio of computational work.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT3802 and pass MT4112

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 lectures (weeks 1 - 10) and a typical average of 0.5 hours of project supervisions (weeks 2 - 11)

Scheduled learning hours: 25

Guided independent study hours: 175

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

Re-assessment: Resubmission of projects = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr S Brooks