• Offered by Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Mathematics
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr James Borger
    • Dr Joan Licata
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2016
    First Semester 2016
    Autumn Session 2016
    Winter Session 2016
    Second Semester 2016
    Spring Session 2016
    See Future Offerings

Selected topics, normally fourth year honours and postgraduate courses, may be made available to undergraduate students. Interested students should consult the year coordinator or attend the honours course meeting on first Monday of each semester.

 

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. Advanced knowledge of a special topic in the mathematical sciences and its role in modern mathematics and applied contexts.


2. Demonstrate accurate and efficient use of specific techniques from the mathematical sciences.


3. Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analysing, proving and explaining concepts from the mathematical sciences.

4. To be able to critically read journal articles and conduct some independent research under the supervision of the lecturer.

Indicative Assessment

Three to five assignments (worth 15% - 9% each; LO 1-4)

Final examination (55%; LO 1-4)

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

10 hours per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Mathematical Sciences Institute to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Notes will be available to students.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3276
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4368
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1542 01 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 31 Mar 2016 In Person

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
Topic 1
3491 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person
Topic 2
4894 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person
Topic 3
4895 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person
Topic 4
4896 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
5483 01 Apr 2016 22 Apr 2016 22 Apr 2016 30 Jun 2016 In Person

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
6512 01 Jul 2016 22 Jul 2016 22 Jul 2016 30 Sep 2016 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
Topic 1
8463 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person
Topic 2
9953 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person
Topic 3
9954 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person
Topic 4
9955 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9470 01 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 31 Dec 2016 In Person

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