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Postgraduate Course: MIGSAA Taster Project (MATH12002)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Mathematics CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits15 ECTS Credits7.5
Summary*Only students of the MIGSAA CDT may take this course*
Students work together in groups under the direction of a member of staff on a short research investigation over the first semester. The end result will be a joint report submitted by the end of the semester, as well as an oral presentation of progress and final results.
The topic of the mini-project should be from a different aspect of analysis and its applications from the topic of the extended project. Assessment is based on coursework, including regular meetings with academic supervisor and fellow group members. Also, some tutorial discussion on plagiarism, giving presentations, referencing and other generic skills.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 150 ( Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 3, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 127 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Coursework 100%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
Be able to:
work effectively in a small group of peers
investigate a topic in the general area of analysis and its applications
construct a coherent account of the topic from a variety of sources
search independently for information in appropriate sources
understand what plagiarism is and how to reference material properly;
give oral reports (progress and final)
write a properly structured report, including references.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserProf A Carbery
Tel: (0131 6)50 5993
Email: A.Carbery@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Isabelle Hanlon
Tel: (0131 6)50 5955
Email: i.hanlon@ed.ac.uk
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