Project - preliminary

Description

MATH4107 provides preparation for completion of a supervised research project. Students carry out a literature review of the material relevant to their project, develop a research proposal and timeline and begin their research project.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Use the various mathematical data bases and search engines to locate material relevant to their project

2. be acquainted with the steps necessary to plan a research project

3. Appreciate the style and ways in which mathematics is disseminated.

Content

In this course, under the supervision of a member of the academic staff, students will;

  • Undertake a search of relevant literature
  • Prepare an initial bibliography
  • Complete appropriate background reading
  • Develop a research proposal and timeline
  • Commence initial work on their project

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) program.

Assumed Knowledge

A strong background in 3000/4000 level courses relevant to the area of the project.

Assessment Items

Presentation: Oral Presentation: Initial literature review and project proposal

Contact Hours

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term