ADVANCED TOPICS IN MATHEMATICS B

MAT4ATB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is offered from time-to-time as a seminar series. The majority of the seminars are conducted by experts with an international reputation. Topics are determined by the Department based on interest and demand.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Dependent on specific content and will be advised by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Honours Coordinator.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolments in 4th year Mathematics. Specific content may depend on preferences of 4th year mathematics students.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in a specified mathematical topic.

Activities:
May consist of lectures, workshops and seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Use advanced cognitive and technical skills to select and apply methods to critically analyse, evaluate and interpret tasks relevant to the topic.

Activities:
May consist of lectures, workshops and seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Use advanced cognitive and technical skills to analyse, generate and transmit solutions to complex problems relevant to the topic.

Activities:
May consist of lectures, workshops and seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Use advanced communication skills to transmit mathematical knowledge and ideas to others.

Activities:
May consist of lectures, workshops and seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a mathematician.

Activities:
May consist of lectures, workshops and seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"requires extensive preparation for class presentations"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Five assignments100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"requires extensive preparation for class presentations"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Five assignments100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05