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MA40249: Year long project (MMath)

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Mathematical Sciences
Further information on credits Credits: 12      [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 240
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment: CW 80%, OR 20%
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: In taking this module you cannot take MA40117 OR take MA40195 . You may not take CM30082 concurrently with this unit.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To learn new mathematical topics and to apply new and previously acquired knowledge.
The project description will state the mathematical material to be studied.
It will also describe the type of application, which may be to synthesise a collection of material, to apply results and methods to new examples, to carry out computations or simulations, or to perform data analysis.

Learning Outcomes:

* To be able to learn independently and transfer knowledge into unfamiliar situations in a spirit of critical enquiry.
* To understand the requirements for academic writing, including referencing and the appropriate use of graphs, diagrams and tables.
* To demonstrate academic writing skills within the production of a project dissertation.
* To be able to give a presentation of the project work.
(All of the above will be taught, facilitated and assessed.)

Skills:
Independent study, report writing and presentation.

Content:
The programme of study for each project will be that defined by the project description. Individual project supervisors provide academic direction and tutorial support during the project. This will include direction to appropriate academic material and skills training that may be required by the student.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:
NB. Postgraduate programme information will be added when the postgraduate catalogues are published in August 2020

MA40249 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • USMA-AFM14 : MMath(Hons) Mathematics (Year 4)
  • USMA-AAM15 : MMath(Hons) Mathematics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
  • USMA-AKM15 : MMath(Hons) Mathematics with Year long work placement (Year 5)

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