Department of Mathematical Sciences, Unit Catalogue 2011/12 

Credits:  30 
Level:  Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7) 
Period: 
Dissertation period 
Assessment:  CW 100% 
Supplementary Assessment:  Likeforlike reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations) 
Requisites:  
Description:  Aims & Learning Objectives: To acquaint the student with a range of material relating to the chosen topic. To foster research skills and independent learning. On completion of the course, the student should be able to demonstrate: * Advanced knowledge in the chosen field * Evidence of independent learning * An ability to initiate mathematical/statistical research * An ability to read critically and master an advanced topic in mathematics/statistics/probability to the extent of being able to expound it in a coherent, wellargued dissertation * Competence in a document preparation language to the extent of being able to typeset a dissertation with substantial mathematical/statistical content. Content: Defined in the individual project specification. 
Programme availability: 
MA50187 is Compulsory on the following programmes:Department of Mathematical Sciences
