Programme And Module Handbook
Course Details in

If you find any data displayed on this website that should be amended, please contact the Curriculum Management Team.

Module Title Project in Mathematics with Business Management (MSci)
Department Mathematics
Module Code 06 16709
Module Lead Dr Dirk Hermans
Level Masters Level
Credits 40
Semester Full Term
Restrictions MSci in Mathematics with Business Management
Contact Hours Project supervision-22 hours
Total: 22 hours
Description This module gives students an opportunity to study in depth a topic in Management Mathematics, Statistics, Business Management or any combination of these that particularly interests them. This should normally involve a link with a particular company and may include some company based activities. The module should give students an idea of mathematical research and teaches key mathematical research and communication skills, including oral presentation of advanced material. Under regular supervision, about 400 hours of student effort will be devoted to study on the chosen topic and the preparation of written and oral reports.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module the student should be able to: Show the ability to read and understand modern mathematical texts; Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of some area of Mathematics with Business Management and have a better perspective on the subject at research level; Use appropriate computer packages (if any); Typeset a general mathematical document of a simple nature in (La)TeX; Write and typeset more specialised reports associated with the project topic; Search for references and other material relevant to the project using library, internet and other appropriate tools; Produce a properly referenced mathematical document; Give oral presentations of a technical nature at an appropriate level.
Assessment 16709-01 : Interim Report : Coursework (6%)
16709-02 : Oral Presentation : Coursework (10%)
16709-03 : Project Report : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (84%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Project report and oral presentation
Reading List