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MT5824   Topics in Groups

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: 10.00 am Mon (odd weeks), Wed and Fri

The overall aim of this module is to build on the foundations established in MT4003, and take the students further into this important and beautiful branch of mathematics. More specifically, through a selection of topics, some of which will be of current research interest in St Andrews, it will introduce students to advanced techniques of handling groups and classifying them.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT4003

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2.5 lectures (weeks 1 - 10), 1 tutorial and 1 examples class (weeks 2 - 11).

Scheduled learning hours: 45

Guided independent study hours: 155

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2.5-hour Written Examination = 100%

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

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


Module teaching staff: Dr C Bleak