Course co-ordinator(s): Prof Mark Lawson (Edinburgh).
The course aims to provide a bridge between school and university (mainly, non-calculus) mathematics.
It will provide an introduction to the culture of mathematics including discussions of history, modern applications and the nature of reasoning, problem-solving and proofs.
In addition, basic skills will be developed in elementary combinatorics, complex numbers and polynomials, the algebra of matrices and their applications and geometry and vectors.
Course Description: Link to Official Course Descriptor.
Assessment Methods: Due to covid, assessment methods for Academic Year 2021/22 may vary from those noted on the official course descriptor. Please see:
- Maths (F1) Course Weightings 2021/22
- Computer Science (F2) Course Weightings 2021/22
- AMS (F7) Course Weightings 2021/22
SCQF Level: 7.