Undergraduate Course: Mathematical Computation & Communication Skills (MATH10006)
Course Outline
School  School of Mathematics 
College  College of Science and Engineering 
Course type  Standard 
Availability  Available to all students 
Credit level (Normal year taken)  SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) 
Credits  20 
Home subject area  Mathematics 
Other subject area  Specialist Mathematics & Statistics (Honours) 
Course website 
https://info.maths.ed.ac.uk/teaching.html 
Taught in Gaelic?  No 
Course description  Core course for the Single Honours Degrees in Mathematics and Mathematics & Statistics. Syllabus summary: Maple, LaTeX, writing and presenting mathematics. Project work. 
Information for Visiting Students
Prerequisites  None 
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?  Yes 
Course Delivery Information

Delivery period: 2011/12 Full Year, Available to all students (SV1)

WebCT enabled: Yes 
Quota: 141 
Location 
Activity 
Description 
Weeks 
Monday 
Tuesday 
Wednesday 
Thursday 
Friday 
King's Buildings  Laboratory   129    09:00  10:50 or 11:10  13:00    King's Buildings  Lecture   111  15:00  15:50      King's Buildings  Lecture  Th B, JCMB, rooms 5215 & 5327 also used, as advised  1829   15:00  15:50    
First Class 
Week 1, Monday, 15:00  15:50, Zone: King's Buildings. Th B, JCMB 
No Exam Information 
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Ability to
1. write working Maple code
2. write typeset text
3. work independently and collaboratively on a small mathematical project
4. present the results of a small mathematical project
5. deliver an oral presentation

Assessment Information
Coursework only.

Special Arrangements
None 
Additional Information
Academic description 
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Syllabus 
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Transferable skills 
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Reading list 
http://www.readinglists.co.uk 
Study Abroad 
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Study Pattern 
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Keywords  MCC 
Contacts
Course organiser  Dr Maximilian Ruffert
Tel: (0131 6)50 5039
Email: M.Ruffert@ed.ac.uk 
Course secretary  Mrs Kathryn Mcphail
Tel: (0131 6)50 4885
Email: k.mcphail@ed.ac.uk 

