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Unit information: Measure Theory and Integration in 2021/22

Unit name Measure Theory and Integration
Unit code MATH30007
Credit points 20
Level of study H/6
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 1 (weeks 1 - 12)
Unit director Dr. Slastikov
Open unit status Not open
Pre-requisites

MATH20006 Metric Spaces

Co-requisites

None

School/department School of Mathematics
Faculty Faculty of Science

Description including Unit Aims

Unit Aims

The aim of the unit is to introduce measure theory and the Lebesgue integral.

Unit Description

The course introduces the Lebesgue integral and develops the elements of measure theory. We will, (i) generalise the notions of "length", "area" and "volume", (ii) find out which functions can be integrated, and (iii) prove the main properties of the Lebesgue integral.

Relation to Other Units

This unit is an element of a sequence of courses following on Level C/4 Analysis and Level I/5 Metric Spaces and Multivariable Calculus. It is a prerequisite for the Level M/7 unit Advanced Topics in Analysis.

Intended Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course the student should know and understand the definitions and theorems (and their proofs), and should be able to use the ideas of the course in unseen situations.

Teaching Information

The unit will be taught through a combination of

  • synchronous online and, if subsequently possible, face-to-face lectures
  • asynchronous online materials, including narrated presentations and worked examples
  • guided asynchronous independent activities such as problem sheets and/or other exercises
  • synchronous weekly group problem/example classes, workshops and/or tutorials
  • synchronous weekly group tutorials
  • synchronous weekly office hours

Assessment Information

100% Timed, open-book examination

Raw scores on the examinations will be determined according to the marking scheme written on the examination paper. The marking scheme, indicating the maximum score per question, is a guide to the relative weighting of the questions. Raw scores are moderated as described in the Undergraduate Handbook.

If you fail this unit and are required to resit, reassessment is by a written examination in the August/September Resit and Supplementary exam period.

Resources

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If you are unable to access a list through Blackboard, you can also find it via the Resource Lists homepage. Search for the list by the unit name or code (e.g. MATH30007).

How much time the unit requires
Each credit equates to 10 hours of total student input. For example a 20 credit unit will take you 200 hours of study to complete. Your total learning time is made up of contact time, directed learning tasks, independent learning and assessment activity.

See the Faculty workload statement relating to this unit for more information.

Assessment
The Board of Examiners will consider all cases where students have failed or not completed the assessments required for credit. The Board considers each student's outcomes across all the units which contribute to each year's programme of study. If you have self-certificated your absence from an assessment, you will normally be required to complete it the next time it runs (this is usually in the next assessment period).
The Board of Examiners will take into account any extenuating circumstances and operates within the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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