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BSc Economics and Mathematics options

# Year 2, Component 06

Second year option from list
MA201-5-AU
Linear Algebra
(15 CREDITS)

Linear systems are some of the most widely-applied concepts in modern algebra. Beginning with the abstract axiomatic definitions of vectors, vector spaces and linear maps, this module allows you to derive powerful methods for understanding many different systems in mathematics and science.

MA205-5-SP
Optimisation (Linear Programming)
(15 CREDITS)

Are you able to solve a small linear programming problem using an appropriate version of the Simplex Algorithm? Learn to formulate an appropriate linear programming model and use the MATLAB computer package to solve linear programming problems. Understand the methods of linear programming, including both theoretical and computational aspects.

MA209-5-SP
Numerical Methods
(15 CREDITS)

In this module, you will learn how to extend techniques from calculus to vector-valued systems, through classical concepts such as gradient, divergence and curl. You will learn central theorems about these operators, and examine various applications and examples.

MA210-5-AU
Vector Calculus
(15 CREDITS)

In this module, you will learn how to extend techniques from calculus to vector-valued systems, through classical concepts such as gradient, divergence and curl. You will learn central theorems about these operators, and examine various applications and examples.

MA213-5-SP
Riemann Integration and Lebesgue Measure
(15 CREDITS)

The integral of a function is a certain type of limit. But what is the best way to define this? What does the integral mean geometrically? Can it be extended beyond the nice functions we are used to? Are there any functions whose integral cannot be defined? This module answers these questions and more, introducing measures and the mathematical foundations of integration.

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