Mathematical Methods (MAGIC022)
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This course is part of the MAGIC core.
This is a core applied module. The aim of the course is to pool together a number of advanced mathematical methods which students doing research (in applied mathematics) should know about. Students will be expected to do extensive reading from selected texts, as well as try out example problems to reinforce the material covered in lectures. A number of topics are suggested below and depending on time available, most will be covered. The course proceeds at a fairly fast pace. Assessment The assessment for this module will be in the form of a take-home exam at the end of the course.
Autumn 2011 (Monday, October 10 to Friday, December 16)
It is assumed that students have done some real and complex analysis.
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Assessment for this course will be via a take-home examination which will be put online towards the end of the course (8th December) and for which the deadline for completion will be 15th January. The exam paper will require the completion of 4 out of 6 questions and to pass one is required to obtain at least 50%.
MAGIC022 take home exam
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