• 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
    • AsPr Joan Licata
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2023
    First Semester 2023
    Winter Session 2023
    Second Semester 2023
    See Future Offerings

In 2023, this course is on campus with remote adjustments only for participants with unavoidable travel restrictions/visa delays.

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
2023 $720 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $1030 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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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
1491 01 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 31 Mar 2023 In Person N/A
1492 01 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 31 Mar 2023 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
2952 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A
3469 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A
3470 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A
3667 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4600 01 Jul 2023 21 Jul 2023 21 Jul 2023 30 Sep 2023 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
5950 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A
6458 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A
6459 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A
6656 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A

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