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MA5051 - Research Project B

Credit points: 6
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Available to postgraduate students in mathematics.

The student will undertake a research project on a topic approved by the Head of School and selected in consultation with their supervisor. The supervisor will normally be a staff member in Mathematics and Statistics.

Learning Outcomes

  • give the student experience at undertaking a research project in an area of mathematics;
  • give the student experience in presenting the results of a research investigation in the form of a written thesis.

Subject Assessment

  • Assessment will be based on the thesis describing the project. Where the subject forms the first part of a major project, the assessment will be based on the work to date. This could include the research proposal, literature review and preliminary work as appropriate.


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Shaun Belward.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Shaun Belward.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.