Methods of Mathematical Physics
Subject MAST30031 (2016)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
Credit Points:  12.5  

Level:  3 (Undergraduate)  
Dates & Locations:  This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: Semester 2, Parkville  Taught on campus.
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Time Commitment:  Contact Hours: 36 onehour lectures (three per week); 12 onehour practice classes (one per week) Total Time Commitment: 170 hours  
Prerequisites:  One of: Subject Study Period Commencement: Credit Points: MAST30029 Partial Differential Equations (prior to 2014)
Plus: Subject Study Period Commencement: Credit Points: MAST30021 Complex Analysis may be taken concurrently with MAST30031 Methods of Mathematical Physics  
Corequisites:  None  
Recommended Background Knowledge:  None  
Non Allowed Subjects:  None  
Core Participation Requirements: 
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry. It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability 
Subject Overview: 
This subject builds on, and extends earlier, related undergraduate subjects with topics that are useful to applied mathematics, mathematical physics and physics students, as well as pure mathematics students interested in applied mathematics and mathematical physics. These topics include:


Learning Outcomes: 
On completion of this subject, students should:

Assessment: 
Three written assignments of up to 60 pages due at regular intervals during the semester (30%); 3hour written exam in the examination period (70%) 
Prescribed Texts:  None 
Breadth Options:  This subject is not available as a breadth subject. 
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Generic Skills: 
In addition to skills that are useful in careers in science, engineering, commerce and education, students will develop useful generic skills that include:

Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: 
Applied Mathematics Applied Mathematics Applied Mathematics Applied Mathematics Applied Mathematics (specialisation of Mathematics and Statistics major) Mathematical Physics Sciencecredited subjects  new generation BSCI and BENG. Selective subjects for BBMED 
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