Study at a Mathematics Department rated highly for 'Overall Student Satisfaction' each year in the National Student Survey. The Department is internationally recognised for the quality of its research in Pure Mathematics, Information Security, Statistics and Theoretical Physics You will be studying at a top'ranking languages department with an outstanding research record. The School of Modern Languages offers excellent quality equipment and dedicated language learning facilities. You will benefit from a strong focus on small group teaching led by inspirational staff who are acknowledged experts in their fields, with a dedicated support network, including a personal academic adviser to guide you in your studies.
Mathematics Year 1: from Euclid to Mandelbrot; calculus; number systems; numbers and functions; introduction to applied mathematics; principles of statistics; functions of several variables; matrix algebra. Year 2: vector analysis and fluids; statistical methods; linear algebra and project; primes and factorisation; real analysis; probability; graphs and optimisation; ordinary DEs and Fourier analysis; further linear algebra and modules; complex variable. Year 3: quantum theory 1; interference; time series analysis; mathematics of financial markets; cipher systems; computational number theory's; combinatorics; electromagnetism; mathematics project; further linear algebra and modules; mathematics in the classroom; number theory; non'linear dynamical systems; applied probability; error correcting codes; complexity theory; quantum theory 2; advanced financial mathematics; public key cryptography; applications of field theory. French Year 1: perspectives on modern France (crisis, nation, identity); the visual image in French culture and society; heroes and anti'heroes in their social and cultural context; language, communication and society; landmarks (reading the classics of French literature). Year 2: cinema in France; writing romance and desire; French (the linguist's view); culture and ideology; stage and screen in France. Year 3: advanced French linguistics; Arthurian romance; gender and transgression in early'modern French literature; redefining the erotic in contemporary French literature and film; fictions of history (narrative, film and event in early modern France); image, identity and consumer culture in post'war fiction and film; text and image in France (from cubism to the present); ethics and violence (murder, suicide and genocide in literature and film); the libertines (narratives of experience in early modern France); the passion of place (desire and identity in modern Paris).
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
- International Baccalaureate 32
- SQA Advanced Higher AB
- European Baccalaureate 75%-80%
- GCE A-level ABB-AAB
- Course specific
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
- SQA Higher AABBB
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 91%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 96%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 85%
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Total Written: 86%
Total Coursework: 5%
Total Practical: 9%