The details
Mathematical Sciences
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Postgraduate: Level 7
Thursday 08 October 2020
Friday 02 July 2021
01 October 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

MSC G10112 Mathematics,
MSC G10124 Mathematics,
MSC GN1312 Mathematics and Finance,
MSC GN1324 Mathematics and Finance,
MSC G30412 Data Science,
MSC G30424 Data Science,
MSC G304PP Data Science with Professional Placement,
MSC G20312 Statistics and Operational Research,
MSC G30012 Statistics,
MSC N32312 Actuarial Science,
MSC G30512 Applied Data Science,
MSC G30524 Applied Data Science,
MSC G305JS Applied Data Science,
MSC G30612 Data Science and its Applications,
MSC G30624 Data Science and its Applications,
MSC G306JS Data Science and its Applications,
MPHDG10048 Mathematics,
PHD G10048 Mathematics,
MPHDG20048 Operational Research,
PHD G20048 Operational Research,
MPHDG30048 Statistics,
PHD G30048 Statistics,
MPHDN32348 Actuarial Science,
PHD N32348 Actuarial Science,
MPHDG30448 Data Science,
PHD G30448 Data Science

Module description

Students will be provided with a list of dissertation titles or topics proposed by members of staff. It may also be possible to propose a topic of your own, provided a member of staff agrees it is of a suitable standard and is able to supervise it. We hope there will be a mechanism for expressing preferences about which topic to do, and that this will be reflected in the allocation of topics to candidates. However, it must be pointed out that the exact nature of the procedure cannot be guaranteed because of staff numbers and availability, staff interests etc.

Module aims

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Module learning outcomes

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Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

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This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   MSc Dissertation    100% 

Overall assessment

100 per cent Coursework Mark


100 per cent Coursework Mark

Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Xinan Yang, email:
Dr Xinan Yang (



External examiner

Prof Fionn Murtagh
University of Huddersfield
Professor of Data Science
Available via Moodle
Of 1 hours, 0 (0%) hours available to students:
1 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).


Further information
Mathematical Sciences

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