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MTH3402 - Special topics in mathematics II

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Science

Leader(s): Professor Robert Bartnik

Offered

Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

Advanced studies by lectures or reading project in an area of mathematics, statistics or related discipline, or a comparable project under the supervision of a member of academic staff in the School of Mathematical Sciences.

Objectives

On completion of this unit, students will have an appreciation and understanding of a relevant area of study outside of those areas normally presented as part of the third-level undergraduate program in mathematics and statistics; demonstrated skills in student-centred learning beyond that normally expected for a third-level unit in those disciplines; and demonstrated oral presentation skills on their independent work.

Assessment

As determined by the Subject Assessment Panel in each case.

Contact hours

Equivalent of three 1-hour lectures per week

Prerequisites

permission from Head of School

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