Project module (MA50001)

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About the module

This module is a personal research project which runs over both semesters. The module consists of a substantial project together with a project report. This module is mandatory for Level 5 students taking the MMath in Mathematics or the MSci in Mathematical Biology. If you have questions about this module please contact your Advisor of Studies.


Students taking this module must have achieved a pass mark in each of the modules MA31002 and either MA31007 or MA32002, or equivalents.

Indicative Content

  • Presentations

    Prepare and deliver presentations on your chosen project.

  • Project

    Carry out a substantial project in an area of mathematics and document the work in a project report.

Delivery and Assessment

The project will require substantial independent work as well as regular meetings with the project supervisor(s). Assessment will be based on coursework (100%) consisting of the project report and presentations.

Credit Rating

This module is a Scottish Higher Education Level 5 or SCQF level 11 module and is rated as 30 SCOTCAT credits or 15 ECTS credits.