MST30020 History of Mathematics

Academic Year 2021/2022

This course will give a broad overview of the development of mathematics through history and a more focused treatment of certain topics. We shall discuss the mathematics, the people involved and the mathematical and social context of the times.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

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

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

24

Autonomous Student Learning

60

Lectures

18

Total

102

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Approaches will include enquiry and problem-based learning and active task-based learning. 
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
Examination: final exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

50

Continuous Assessment: Continuous assessment will include some reading and writing assignments. Unspecified n/a 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
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Wed 15:00 - 15:50
Autumn