• Offered by Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Mathematics
  • Areas of interest Mathematics
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Mr Martin Ward
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course MATH6203
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
    See Future Offerings

This is a special topics course which introduces students to the key concepts and techniques of:
First order logic
Axiomatisation of set theory
Model theory
Computability
Godel's Incompleteness Theorem.

Note: This is an HPC. It emphasises mathematical rigour and proof.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Explain the fundamental concepts from the foundations of mathematics and its role in modern mathematics and applied contexts.
2. Demonstrate accurate and efficient use of logical and set theoretical techniques.
3. Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analyzing, proving and explaining concepts from the foundations of mathematics.

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will be based on:

  • Assignments (100%; LO 1-3)

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Workload

Offered subject to staff availability and student demand. Regular meetings.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed one of MATH2322 or MATH3104 with a mark of 60 and above.

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
2018 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $5160
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
4997 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person

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