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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills

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

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills

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

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional 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

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