Research Topics in Mathematics
|Course code MATH3400||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Mathematical and Physical Sciences|
Provides students with the opportunity to pursue a topic related to an area of current research in modern mathematics. The topic is individually chosen to suit the student's background and aspirations, and will be studied via directed reading, assigned project work, participation in Access Grid offerings from other universities, or in honours lectures and seminars, under the supervision of a member of the academic staff. The topic chosen cannot also count for credit in MATH3210 Directed Studies on Mathematics.
Participation on this course requires the permission of the course coordinator.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:|
1. hold the necessary technical expertise and background to carry out research in an area of modern Mathematics.
2. develop independent research and study skills.
|Content||The student will carry out an agreed program of directed reading, participation in lectures and seminars, and/or project work, in an area of current research interest in modern mathematics.|
Interested students should contact a staff member in Mathematics.
|Assumed Knowledge||A good strong background in MATH2000 and MATH3000 courses relevant to the research topic.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Individual Supervision: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for MATH3400|