Clearing 2021
MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
BSc Mathematics with Physics options

Year 2, Component 07

Option(s) from list
Abstract Algebra

The module introduces you to the key abstract algebraic objects of groups, rings and fields and develops their fundamental theory. The theory will be illustrated and made concrete through numerous examples in settings that you will already have encountered.

Optimisation (Linear Programming)

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.

Numerical Methods

What are the processes and pitfalls of mathematical approximation? How do you carry out simple numerical processes “by hand”? Understand the practical techniques for carrying out numerical computations on a range of mathematical problems. Build your knowledge of mathematical computing. Learn how to implement and execute algorithms in Matlab.

Real Analysis II

This module is a continuation of Real Analysis 1 and covers the Riemann Integral and its basic properties, integrability of continuous functions, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus as well as Improper Integrals. It then focuses on sequences and series of functions, and studies uniform convergence of functions and properties preserved under uniform convergence. Finally, the notion of Lebesgue integral is briefly introduced.

Network Analysis
Number Theory

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