MA30128: Project
[Page last updated: 23 October 2023]
Academic Year:  2023/24 
Owning Department/School:  Department of Mathematical Sciences 
Credits:  6 [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] 
Notional Study Hours:  120 
Level:  Honours (FHEQ level 6) 
Period: 
 Semester 2

Assessment Summary:  CW 80%, OR 20% 
Assessment Detail: 
 Project (CW 80%)
 Oral (OR 20%)

Supplementary Assessment: 
 Likeforlike reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)

Requisites: 

Learning Outcomes: 
* To be able to learn independently or to transfer knowledge into unfamiliar situations in a spirit of critical enquiry.
* To understand the requirements for academic writing, including referencing and the appropriate use of graphs, diagrams and tables.
* To demonstrate academic writing skills within the production of a project dissertation.
* To be able to give a presentation of the project work.
(All of the above will be taught, facilitated and assessed.)

Aims:  To learn new mathematical topics or to apply new or previously acquired knowledge.
The project description will state the mathematical material to be studied or the type of application.

Skills:  Independent study, report writing and presentation.

Content:  The programme of study for each project will be that defined by the project description. Individual project supervisors provide academic direction and tutorial support during the project. This will include direction to appropriate academic material and skills training that may be required by the student.

Course availability: 
MA30128 is Optional on the following courses:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
 USMAAFB15 : BSc(Hons) Mathematical Sciences (Year 3)
 USMAAAB16 : BSc(Hons) Mathematical Sciences with Study year abroad (Year 4)
 USMAAKB16 : BSc(Hons) Mathematical Sciences with Year long work placement (Year 4)
 USMAAFB13 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics (Year 3)
 USMAAAB14 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
 USMAAKB14 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
 USMAAFB01 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics and Statistics (Year 3)
 USMAAAB02 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics and Statistics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
 USMAAKB02 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics and Statistics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
Department of Physics
 USXXAFB03 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics and Physics (Year 3)
 USXXAAB04 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics and Physics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
 USXXAKB04 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics and Physics with Year long work placement (Year 4)

Notes:  This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2023/24 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2024/25 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2023/24.
 Courses and units are subject to change 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 prerequisite rules.
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