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Area/Catalogue
MATH 4046

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
161843

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

This course aims to provide the student with an opportunity to undertake a research problem or for advanced study in one of the following areas of specialisation: applied mathematics, pure mathematics, statistics, or optimisation under the supervision of a mathematician or statistician. The course also aims to prepare the student who has successfully completed this and the Honours Mathematics Project 1 course, for research studies in an area of mathematics or statistics.

Course content

Students will undertake an individual research project proposed by an identified supervisor. Depending on the project scope and availability of the supervisor, a project may be undertaken entirely within this course or be a continuation of a project undertaken in the course Honours Mathematics and Statistics Project 1. A project can form part of a larger research project currently being investigated by the supervisor, or be a self-contained, research problem, or a literature review of a particular research topic, in the latter case with the intention of the student developing an understanding of a complete program of research.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MATH 4045 Honours Mathematics and Statistics Project 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Directed Study 3 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Research proposal 500 word equivalent 10% N/A
Report 4500 words equivalent 70% N/A
Presentation 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

Degrees this course is offered in

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