• Offered by Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Mathematics
  • Areas of interest Mathematics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Martin Ward
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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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: Graduate students attend joint classes with undergraduates but will be assessed separately.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, 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

  1. Assignments (10) [LO 1,2,3]
  2. Essay (70) [LO 1,2,3]

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Workload

Regular meetings.

Inherent Requirements

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Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Mathematical Sciences Institute to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

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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:
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
2020 $4050
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5760
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3576 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

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