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MA50187: Project

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

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: 30      [equivalent to 60 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 600
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Dissertation period
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Dissertation (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites 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, well-argued dissertation
* Competence in a document preparation language to the extent of being able to typeset a dissertation with substantial mathematical/statistical content.

Defined in the individual project specification.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MA50187 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Mathematical Sciences

MA50187 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Mathematical Sciences


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