Faculty of Science

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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

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FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedClayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Kate Smith-Miles


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.


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.


As determined by the Subject Assessment Panel in each case.

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Kate Smith-Miles

Contact hours

Equivalent of three 1-hour lectures per week


Permission from the Head of School