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MT5999   Advanced Project in Mathematics / Statistics

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 40

ECTS credits : 20

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the final year of an MMath or MPhys Honours programme in the School

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This is a more substantial project which, for MMath students, will replace the existing Honours project. The project will be chosen from an approved list of topics. The student will be required to investigate a topic in some depth, submit a report by the end of April and give a presentation.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): The student must have been accepted to an mphys or mmath programme

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Typically and on average, 40 mins of project supervisions per week over whole year

Scheduled learning hours: 16

Guided independent study hours: 384

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%: Project = 80%, Presentation = 20%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Resubmission of project = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Prof N Ruskuc
Module teaching staff: Team taught