• Code MATH8702
  • Unit Value 6 to 24 units
  • Offered by Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Classification Advanced
    Research
    Specialist
  • Course subject Mathematics
  • Areas of interest Mathematics
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Prof John Urbas
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2019
    First Semester 2019
    Second Semester 2019
    See Future Offerings

Students undertake a reading course in mathematics under the supervision of a member of staff. The credit value for this course can range between 6 and 24 units.

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 reading topic.
2. Systematically identify relevant theory and concepts, and draw appropriate conclusions.
3. Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analyzing, proving and explaining concepts from the chosen research reading topic.
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.

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will be based on a student-customised set of assessment tasks relevant to the topic(s) being studied.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

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

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

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 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
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
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1401 01 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 In Person
1483 01 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 In Person
1484 01 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 In Person
1485 01 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 In Person

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2547 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person
2976 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person
2977 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person
2978 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
7522 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person
7953 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person
7954 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person
7955 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person

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