Mathematics MSc Projects MATHS5030P

  • Academic Session: 2018-19
  • School: School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Credits: 60
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Summer
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

To prepare students for research-based activity involving mathematics to develop independent learning ability, verbal presentation and communication skills.

Timetable

To be arranged

Requirements of Entry

See MSc regulations

Assessment

Project work.

Course Aims

To prepare students for research-based activity involving mathematics to develop independent learning ability, verbal presentation and communication skills.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

■ integrate knowledge gained from the lecture courses and skills gained from the lecture programmes in the MSc in order to carry out an extended piece of research;

■ demonstrate a sound understanding of the major issues in the area in which the project is posed;

■ demonstrate the ability to plan an extended piece of mathematical research and to carry it out;

■ demonstrate a critical appreciation of the issues involved in addressing the research questions;

■ present and interpret the results, including critical review and discussion thereof in a well-structured thesis;

■ present the results of the investigation orally to an audience.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

None