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MA50205: Advanced mathematical study 1

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 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: OT 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Graduate level assessment (OT 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Students must have a degree in mathematics or similar in order to take this unit.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
The aim of the unit is for the student to gain experience of advanced mathematical theories; to develop an understanding of a higher level of mathematical knowledge; and to develop research skills.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to critically evaluate and explain an advanced mathematical topic in a chosen research area, and to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and techniques involved.

Study skills, research skills and cognitive skills, plus communication skills.

Variable according to Graduate unit chosen.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MA50205 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.