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MA5P1 - Dissertation

  • Module code: MA5P1
  • Module name: Dissertation
  • Department: Mathematics Institute
  • Credit: 24, 48, 84, 90

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Within about 40 pages students have to complete a dissertation on a subject approved by their supervisor. The aim is to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the state of the art of an area of pure or applied mathematics, together with an understanding of the modern research techniques and approaches used within this area and a potential for original research.

Principal learning outcomes

Learning outcomes: Write coherent mathematics texts where mathematical ideas are clearly explained and applied; Apply theoretical tools in various pure or applied settings; Understand some main mail ideas and techniques; Independently review and study a subject of scientific interest; Summarise knowledge in a dissertation including literature review, description, formulation, analysis and computation where appropriate; Present elements of an original research or demonstrate a potential ability to conduct original research.

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/MA5P1

Other essential notes

Available for MSc students.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
24 CATS (Module code: MA5P1-24)
A (Assessed work only) Dissertation 100%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year only) visiting 100%
48 CATS (Module code: MA5P1-48)
A (Assessed work only) Dissertation 100%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year only) visiting 100%
84 CATS (Module code: MA5P1-84)
A (Assessed work only) Dissertation 100%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year only) visiting 100%
90 CATS (Module code: MA5P1-90)
A (Assessed work only) Dissertation 100%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year only) visiting 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Mathematics (G1P0) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Mathematics (Diploma plus MSc) (G1PC) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Interdisciplinary Mathematics (Diploma plus MSc) (G1PD) - Year 2
Optional

N/A