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MA50205: Advanced mathematical study 1

[Page last updated: 05 August 2021]

Academic Year: 2021/2
Owning Department/School: Department of Mathematical Sciences
Credits: 6 [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 120
Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Semester 1
Assessment Summary: OT 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • Graduate level assessment (OT 100%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
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.

Programme availability:

MA50205 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Mathematical Sciences


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