Capstone Project: Mathematics
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 08 October 2020
Friday 18 December 2020
09 June 2020
Requisites for this module
This is a project for which a student should undertake about 150 hours work.
The principal aim of the project is to enable a student to gain experience of some branch of mathematics, statistics, operational research or the interface of these disciplines with other fields, that the student would not meet in any lecture course. Subsidiary aims are that the student should gain experience of solo work involving research concerning some previously unknown topic, the production of a project document and final presentation (presentation and oral examination).
Upon completing a 15 credit project a student should:
1. have a good idea of the basic methods for obtaining information on a topic, including the efficient use of the library or a corresponding information source.
2. understand how to set about the preparation of a project document, including the correct methods for referencing source material.
3. have experienced the difficulties of explaining the contents of a project document in final presentation (presentation and oral examination).
1. On top of submitting a report, students must give presentation on the project, and also attend an oral examination on it. General guidance on how to give a presentation will be provided, and students are advised to discuss the detailed content of their presentation with their supervisors.
2. Please note that students are only allowed to undertake one of the following variants, where MA829-AU (autumn term), MA830-SP (spring term), and MA831-FY (full year).
Please see the Project Handbook for more details on Capstone Projects.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Combined Report & Interview
Module supervisor and teaching staff
No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.
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