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MA50200: Project scoping

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2015/6
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Mathematical Sciences
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To develop skills in planning, undertaking and presenting a scientific investigation in applied mathematics at MSc level.

Learning Outcomes:
After taking this course the student should be able to access and critically evaluate literature, undertake research at MSc level, interpret the results and report the outcome.

Information literacy (T), thesis writing skills (T), presentation skills (T,A).

All stages are undertaken under the guidance of an academic supervisor. The planning stage involves defining the problem and devising an appropriate strategy to investigate it within constraints of time and resources. Included are information literacy and presentation skills.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MA50200 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Mathematical Sciences

MA50200 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Mathematical Sciences
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2015/16.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.