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MA921 - MASDOC Dissertation (Mathematics & Statistics)

  • Module code: MA921
  • Module name: MASDOC Dissertation (Mathematics & Statistics)
  • Department: Mathematics Institute
  • Credit: 60

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Within 40 pages students have to complete a dissertation on a subject approved by the MASDOC CDT and formulated by their supervisor which demonstrates detailed knowledge or approaches the frontiers of research of an area of mathematics and/or statistics within the four themes of MASDOC.

Principal learning outcomes

Learning outcomes: Write coherent mathematics texts where mathematical ideas are clearly explained and applied; Apply theoretical tools in various applied settings; Understand some main ideas and techniques in applied mathematics and statistics associated with the research areas of MASDOC; Independently review and study a subject of scientific interest; Summarise knowledge in a dissertation including literature review, description, formulation, analysis and computation where appropriate.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
60 CATS (Module code: MA921-60)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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