Module Detailed Information for [UTC2711]
Academic Year : 2016/2017 Semester : 4
Correct as at 02 Jun 2017 08:13

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Module Information
Module Code :
UTC2711 IVLE
Module Title : Heavenly Mathematics and Cultural Astronomy
Module Description : Students will study astronomy in a cultural context and look at questions like: How is the date of Chinese New Year determined? Why do the Muslim and Chinese months start on different days? Why was the date of Deepavali moved some years ago? Will the Moon ever look like it does on the Singapore flag? This module will help students appreciate mankind’s effort to understand the mathematics of heavens and how the sky modulates culture.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 0-3-0-8-19
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKTUESDAY18302130RC4-SR5,
2 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY9001200RC4-SR5,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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