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MT4599 Project in Mathematics / Statistics

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 10
Semester:Whole Year
Availability restrictions:Available only to students in the final year of a BSc/MA Honours degree programme in the School
Planned timetable:none

The student will choose a project from a list published annually although a topic outwith the list may be approved. Students will be required to report regularly to their supervisor and a report of no more than 5,000 words must be submitted by the end of the April.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for BSc/MA Mathematics, BSc/MA Statistics, all BSc/MA joint Honours Mathematics programmes (including Mathematics ‘with’ degrees) and all BSc/MA joint Honours Statistics programmes

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:Typically and on average, 20 mins of project supervisions per week over whole year.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 8
  • Guided independent study: 142

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 0%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 80%
UG As used by St Andrews:Coursework = 100%: Project = 80%, Presentation = 20%
UG Re-assessment:Resubmission of project = 100%


Module coordinator:Prof C E Parnell
Module teaching staff: