Mathematics 2P: Graphs and Neworks

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Mathematics 2P: Graphs and Neworks

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Mathematics 1R (MATHS1001) or 1X (MATHS1004) at grade D and 1S (MATHS1002) or 1Y (MATHS1005) at grade D and a pass in the level 1 Skills test (MATHS1006).

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Short Description
    This course is intended as an introduction to the basic ideas in graph theory and to some of the simpler algorithms of network theory.

    One degree examination (80%) (1 hour 30 mins); coursework (20%).
    Main Assessment In: December

    Course Aims
    This course is intended as an introduction to the basic ideas in graph theory and to some of the simpler algorithms of network theory.
    Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
    By the end of this course students will be able to:
    - write coherent statements of definitions and results covered in the course;
    - recognise situations in which it is appropriate to apply key theorems and algorithms from the course;
    - carry out simple computations in topics as described in the course aims;
    - illustrate concepts by the use of examples;
    - reproduce elementary proofs;
    - solve problems in topics described in the course aims, including both problems that are similar to problems recommended for coursework and formative assessment as well as unseen and more challenging problems.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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