• Code MATH8701
  • Unit Value 6 to 24 units
  • Offered by Department of Mathematics
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Classification Advanced
    Research
    Specialist
  • Course subject Mathematics
  • Areas of interest Mathematics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr John Maindonald
    • Prof Alan Welsh
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2014
    First Semester 2014
    Second Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

Students undertake a research project in mathematics under the supervision of a member of staff. Credit value for this course can range between 6 and 24 units.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

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

1. Explain the fundamental concepts of a chosen research topic and its role in modern mathematics and applied contexts.
2. Systematically identify relevant theory and concepts, relate these to appropriate methodologies and evidence, and draw appropriate conclusions.
3. Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analysing, proving and explaining concepts from the chosen research area.
4. Engage in systematic discovery and critical review of appropriate and relevant information sources.
5. Communicate research concepts and contexts clearly and effectively both in writing and orally.

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will be based on a student-customised set of assessment tasks relevant to the research project: it usually includes an essay in the form of an in-depth survey article.

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.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Department of Mathematics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

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. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 to 24 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
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
13.00 0.27083
14.00 0.29167
15.00 0.31250
16.00 0.33333
17.00 0.35417
18.00 0.37500
19.00 0.39583
20.00 0.41667
21.00 0.43750
22.00 0.45833
23.00 0.47917
24.00 0.50000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $275 per unit
2004 $360 per unit
2005 $420 per unit
2006 $420 per unit
2007 $420 per unit
2008 $486 per unit
2009 $486 per unit
2010 $486 per unit
2011 $491 per unit
2012 $491 per unit
2013 $491 per unit
2014 $491 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $466 per unit
2004 $603 per unit
2005 $603 per unit
2006 $603 per unit
2007 $603 per unit
2008 $603 per unit
2009 $603 per unit
2010 $625 per unit
2011 $626 per unit
2012 $626 per unit
2013 $626 per unit
2014 $627 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1611 01 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2014 31 Mar 2014 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3340 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A
5161 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7334 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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