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MA50205: Advanced mathematical study 1

[Page last updated: 03 August 2022]

Academic Year: 2022/23
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)
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.

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.

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

Content: Variable according to the topic and study programme chosen. To be defined in an individual course specification.

Programme availability:

MA50205 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Mathematical Sciences


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