SCQF level 11
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF level 11
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
Combinatorics underlies and interacts many topics in discrete mathematics including group theory, statistical design, and statistical mechanics, as well as being a lively subject in its own right. The module will give students a good grounding in the techniques and will engage students with research-level problems. It is designed to make a wide area of combinatorics available to students.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT4514 or pass MT4516
Weekly contact: 2.5-hour lectures (weeks 1 - 10) and 1-hour tutorial (weeks 2 - 11).
Scheduled learning hours: 35
Guided independent study hours: 165
As used by St Andrews: 2.5-hour Written Examination = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%