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This course introduces the concepts of complex numbers, matrices and other basic notions of linear algebra over the real and complex numbers. This provides the necessary mathematical background for further study in mathematics, physics, computing science, chemistry and engineering.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course has a diagnostic test which you must take before selecting this course. More information about the Diagnostic Tests
The basic course includes a discussion of the following topics: complex numbers and the theory of polynomial equations, vector algebra in two and three dimensions, systems of linear equations and their solution, matrices and determinants.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%).
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination paper (maximum of (100%) resit and (70%) resit with (30%) in-course assessment).
In-course assignments will normally be marked within one week and feedback provided to students in tutorials. Students will be invited to contact the Course Coordinator for feedback on the final examination.
Support tutorials to be arranged by the Course Coordinator, as need arises.