MMath, BSc Mathematics(Single degree scheme)
(Award available for year: Master of Maths & Bach of Sc)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:- demonstrate a thorough understanding of the body of knowledge for the programme of study taking into account the logical progression of the subject and prerequisite knowledge;- apply a range of concepts and principles in loosely-defined contexts, showing effective judgement in the selection and application of tools and techniques;- demonstrate skill in abstracting the essentials of problems, formulating them mathematically and obtaining solutions by appropriate methods;- present arguments and conclusions effectively and accurately;- demonstrate by the writing of a project appropriate transferable skills and the ability to work with relatively little guidance or support;- be aware of current research activity.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- the transferable/key/generic skills necessary for employment related to the area(s) studied;- the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility;- the deployment of decision making skills in complex and unpredictable situations;- the communication of information, ideas, problems and solutions in a variety of ways to a variety of audiences;- the ability to undertake appropriate further training of a professional or equivalent nature;- the ability to carry out an extended piece of work or project.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- demonstrating the ability top apply a broad range of aspects of the discipline;- work that draws on a wide variety of material;- the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion;- evidence of an ability to conduct independent, in depth enquiry within the discipline;- work that is typically both evaluative and creative;- in International programmes the year abroad mark contributes towards the degree class according to the University's standard algorithm.