Scientific Computing

Module code: MA4013

This module will provide a comprehensive introduction to the computational approaches to scientific problems, including applications in engineering and physics. This module focuses on developing your programming skills and emphasises the importance of algorithms and computational analysis to scientific data analysis and inference. The aim is to help you learn how to tackle scientific problems using numerical methods and to relate the computational results obtained to the model setting.

Learning

  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 2 hours of seminars
  • 10 hours of tutorials
  • 5 hours of project supervision
  • 11 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 102 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 2 hours (60%)
  • Coursework (40%)