Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: An overall time commitment of 400 hours is expected over a two year full-time program comprising an average of about eight hours per week during teaching periods. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Students must satisfy the requirements for entry into the Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics program).
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Paul Norbury
ContactDr Paul Norbury
In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the Department's academic staff. A list of the research interests of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is outlined on the website of the Department. The results will be reported in the form of a thesis and an oral presentation.
Students enrolled in the Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics program) are required to complete a 50 point Research Project. Students may enrol in one or more Research Project subjects as indicated below to ensure they have completed a total of 50 points by the end of their course.
After completing this subject students should have:
The assessment requirements below are applicable to the entire 50 point Research Project.
A thesis (100%) is the main requirement. However, in addition students must, as a hurdle requirement, complete a 30 minute oral presentation on the work in the thesis. Theses are expected to be 60-80 pages in length, excluding references, appendices, figures and tables.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:
Students will need to use a document preparation program such as LaTeX.
Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics) |
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