2018/19 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue
MATH5871M Dissertation in Statistics
60 creditsClass Size: 120
Module manager: Professor Charles Taylor
Taught: 1 Jun to 30 Sep View Timetable
Year running 2018/19
This module is not approved as an Elective
ObjectivesOn completion of this module, students should be able to:
a) be taught through research experience the planning, execution and maintenance of a statistics project;
b) present their project as a dissertation, which will be presented orally.
- Literature search
- Mathematical type-setting
- Writing techniques
Each student will discuss with an individual supervisor a suitable research project. The title and objectives of the project will be approved by the Programme Manager.
As far as possible, the projects will reflect the particular interests of individual students.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||594.00|
|Total Contact hours||6.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||600.00|
Private studyReading books and journal articles, writing mathematics, and performing computations and analyses as required by the research under the guidance of the supervisor.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackProgress monitored through supervision meetings (16 x 1 hour).
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay||orally presented and examined||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 20/03/2018
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