MST30020 History of Mathematics

Academic Year 2020/2021

This rigorous course will give a brief scientific account of various topics (Number Theory, Graph Theory, Analysis, Combinatorics, ...) in the history of mathematics. In particular, there are no essays or writing assignments. We will focus on theorems and their proofs.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

The student will be able to understand the contents of the course as given in the Purpose & Overarching Content section.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

18

Small Group

6

Specified Learning Activities

24

Autonomous Student Learning

60

Total

108

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Problem-based learning via lectures covering theorems and proofs, a midterm exam and a final exam. There are no essays. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

none

Learning Exclusions:

none


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Class Test: Midterm exam Unspecified n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

50

Examination: Take-home final exam Unspecified Yes Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

50


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

 
Autumn
       
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Fri 11:00 - 11:50 Face to Face
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Wed 15:00 - 15:50 Face to Face
Autumn