Postgraduate Course: MIGSAA Taster Project (MATH12002)
|School||School of Mathematics
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||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.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2020/21, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 3,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Work effectively in a small group of peers.
- Investigate a topic in the general area of analysis and its applications, and 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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof A Carbery
Tel: (0131 6)50 5993
|Course secretary||Ms Isabelle Hanlon
Tel: (0131 6)50 5955