Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
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.
Study Type  Undergraduate  Level  1 

Session  First Sub Session  Credit Points  15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits) 
Campus  None.  Sustained Study  No 
Diagnostic Test 
This course has a diagnostic test which you must take before selecting this course. More information about the Diagnostic Tests 

Coordinators 

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.
Syllabus
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: 1 twohour written examination (70%) and incourse assessment (30%).
Resit: 1 twohour written examination paper (maximum of (100%) resit and (70%) resit with (30%) incourse assessment).
Incourse 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.
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