MTH2000 - Mathematics research project level 2
6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Science
A mathematical research project chosen from a range of areas of mathematics and statistics, including astrophysics, dynamics, chaos, computing algorithm design, number theory, logic and meteorology.
On completion of this unit students will have seen and developed applications of mathematics which go beyond what is possible in most mathematics units. Students will appreciate the power of mathematics; have learned research skills including accessing the existing literature, analysing data, developing and checking mathematical models; be able to use data collections both in the library and on the Internet; develop their communication skills by presenting an oral report on their work; gain experience in the use of technical word processing packages and graphics software.
Project report: 80%
Progress reports: 10%
Oral presentation: 10%
enrolment in the Bachelor of Science (Science Scholar Program) or permission of the Head of School