2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue
MATH5000M Dissertation in Mathematics
60 creditsClass Size: 40
Module manager: Professor Jonathan Partington
Taught: 1 Jun to 30 Sep View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
This module is not approved as an Elective
ObjectivesOn completion of this module, students should be able to:
a) demonstrate the ability to plan and execute a mathematics project
b) conduct a systematic literature review on some aspect of mathematics
c) critically appraise the literature in the chosen topic
d) communicate their project in a written dissertation and oral presentation.
Each student will discuss with one or more individual supervisors 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 individual 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, guided by supervisor.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackProgress monitored through supervision meetings
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Report||The following categories will be taken into consideration: Clarity of exposition, Understanding, Examples and Data analysis (as applicable), Content, Initiative.||85.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
The assessment of MATH5000 is based on 85% from the written report, and 15% from an oral presentation. The following categories will be taken into consideration: Clarity of exposition, Understanding, Examples and Data analysis (as applicable), Content, Initiative.
Reading listThere is no reading list for this module
Last updated: 20/03/2018
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