MATHEMATICS THESIS A

MAT4THA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students commence a project that takes the equivalent of six months of continuous work under the supervision of a member of staff. The project is completed and written up as a thesis when the student completes the subject MAT4THB. All students are required to present a 10-minute talk outlining the proposed project at a time to be determined by the mathematics honours coordinator. A list of prospective topics and supervisors is available from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

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 A pass in 60 credit points of third year Mathematics subjects with at least a B average. Enrolment requires co-ordinators approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is part of a 45 credit point thesis program. Students will not be given a final mark until they complete MAT4THB

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge of the topic of the thesis.

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.

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

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.

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

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.

04. Use advanced communication skills to transmit knowledge and ideas of the research to others.

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.

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

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.

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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

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Supervised Research under the direction of a member of staff equivalent to a total of 150 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
a thesis equivalent to 13,000-wordsThis is the combined assessment for MAT4THA and MAT4THB100 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

Supervised Research Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Supervised research under the direction of a member of staff equivalent to a total of 150 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
a thesis equivalent to 13,000-wordsThis is the combined assessment for MAT4THA and MAT4THB100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05