Undergraduate Catalogue of Courses 2012/2013
Course Co-ordinator: Dr M Boyle
Pre-requisite(s): MA 1007 or equivalent. This course is not open to students with the equivalent of a Higher in Mathematics at Grade B or above.
The course emphasizes accuracy in performing calculations involving trigonometry, exponentials, techniques and application of differentiation and integration, vectors, complex numbers and matrices. The course is taught and examined using the CALMAT computer software.
1 one-hour lecture and 2 one-hour supervised computer classes per week.
1st Attempt: In-course assessment (100%) for students who perform sufficiently well in weekly computerised tests. Any student who fails to achieve by in-course assessment or who wishes to upgrade CAS mark obtained, can take the end of course computerised examination or its resit.
Resit: Computerised examination similar to 1st attempt examination.