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MT5991   Professional Skills for Mathematical Scientists

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: Available only to students on an MSc Postgraduate programme or, exceptionally, on an MMath or MPhys Honours degree programme in the School

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module encompasses a range of skills, both generic and topic specific, together with taught components aimed at providing an appreciation of both breadth and depth of research areas in Pure or Applied Mathematics. The precise programme of study, together with the identification of the relevant software expertise required, will be determined in consultation with the student's supervisor.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Varies. Typically 1 project supervision per week over whole year.

Scheduled learning hours: 24

Guided independent study hours: 276

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 coursework = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr J Mitchell