MATHEMATICS THESIS B

MAT4THB

2015

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Students complete the project commenced in MAT4THA, writing up the results as a thesis. All students are required to present a 20-minute talk on their project after the thesis has been submitted. A list of prospective topics and supervisors is available from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMarcel Jackson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment requires co-ordinators approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects MAT42THB

Special conditions This subject is part of a 45 credit point thesis program.

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 (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 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 (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)

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 (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
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)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)

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 (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning 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 (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarcel Jackson

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 450 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
a thesis equivalent to 13,000-wordsCombined assessment for MAT4THB and MAT4THA100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarcel Jackson

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 450 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
a thesis equivalent to 13,000-wordsCombined assessment for MAT4THB and MAT4THA100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05