The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

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.

Participation on this course requires the permission of the course coordinator.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2019
  • Semester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the 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

MATH3400Research Topics in MathematicsProvides 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.

Participation on this course requires the permission of the course coordinator.FSCITFaculty of Science724School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences1030005940Semester 1 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan20195980Semester 2 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan2019A good strong background in MATH2000 and MATH3000 courses relevant to the research topic.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. NOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Hold the necessary technical expertise and background to carry out research in an area of modern Mathematics.2Develop independent research and study skills. Project: As agreed with Course Co-ordinator CallaghanIndividual SupervisionFace to Face On Campus1hour(s)per Week for0Full Term0LectureFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for0Full Term0Contact will be by either lecture or individual supervision. These are minimum contact hours and may vary with individual student's learning style.


Assessment items

Project: As agreed with Course Co-ordinator


Contact hours

Callaghan

Individual Supervision

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

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Contact will be by either lecture or individual supervision. These are minimum contact hours and may vary with individual student's learning style.