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MA50187: Project

[Page last updated: 03 August 2022]

Academic Year: 2022/23
Owning Department/School: Department of Mathematical Sciences
Credits: 30 [equivalent to 60 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 600
Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Dissertation period
Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • Dissertation (CW 100%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Learning Outcomes: 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.

Aims: : To acquaint the student with a range of material relating to the chosen topic. To foster research skills and independent learning.

Content: Defined in the individual project specification.

Programme availability:

MA50187 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Mathematical Sciences


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