• Code MATH4005
  • Unit Value 6 to 24 units
  • Offered by Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Mathematics
  • Areas of interest Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Algorithms and Data
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Joan Licata
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2021
    First Semester 2021
    Second Semester 2021
    See Future Offerings

This course has been adjusted for remote participation in Sem 2 2021, however students are encouraged to attend on-campus activities if possible.

Thesis and presentations comprises honours research and two seminar talks. The thesis contributes 47% to the overall mark and the presentations contribute the remaining 3% of the grade.  Honours students are also required to take four 6-unit courses during the year, and students should check the Department of Mathematics third/fourth year course page for a list of available Honours and special topics courses.  MATH4005 is a variable unit course, and students should enrol in a total of 24 units per semester.  

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

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. Plan and engage in an independent and sustained critical investigation of a chosen research topic and its role in modern mathematics.
2. Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analysing,  proving, and explaining concepts from the chosen research area.
3. Engage in systematic discovery and critical review of relevant sources.
4. Communicate research concepts clearly and effectively in writing and orally.

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Workload

Meetings with supervisor by arrangement, two oral presentations, thesis.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Mathematical Sciences Institute 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.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 to 24 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
2021 $685 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $980 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
1554 01 Jan 2021 15 Jan 2021 15 Jan 2021 28 Feb 2021 In Person N/A
1555 01 Jan 2021 15 Jan 2021 15 Jan 2021 28 Feb 2021 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
3244 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View
3930 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View
3931 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View
4168 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 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
6240 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A
6920 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A
6921 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A
7173 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A

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