• Offered by Department of Mathematics
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Mathematics
  • Areas of interest Mathematics
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Joan Licata
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
    Second Semester 2015
    See Future Offerings

The work comprises coursework, research and two seminar talks. Each of coursework and research contributes 47.5% to the overall program grade. The remaining 5% of the grade is contributed by the seminar talks.


Coursework:  Courses totalling a minimum of 24 units must be taken. Students should check the Department of Mathematics third/fourth year course page for a list of available Honours and special topics courses.


Research Work:  Research thesis (60 to 100 pages long). It should normally have the form of an in-depth survey article on a particular topic in pure or applied mathematics.

Learning Outcomes

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 analyzing,
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.

Other Information

Students interested in pursuing an honours degree in mathematics should consult the Department of Mathematics fourth year honours web page.

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will be based on:

  • Research thesis of 60-100 pages (47%; LO 1-5)
  • Coursework (50%; LOs of relevant courses)
  • Seminar (3%; LO5)

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Workload

Students are able to undertake Honours in mathematics on a full-time or part-time basis. The Fourth Year Honours Coordinator and the College Office should be consulted for advice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

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:
12 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
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
2015 $516 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $691 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1562 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1562 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person

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