MSc Project in Mathematics module (MA53002)

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About the module

This module is a personal research project for students on the MSc in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Biology, which runs over the summer. If you have questions about this module please contact your Advisor of Studies.


Students taking this module must have achieved an average mark of at least 50% (C3) over the Mathematics MSc modules taken in Semesters 1 and 2 and have obtained at least 75 credits in these modules.

Indicative Content

  • 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.

Credit Rating

This module is a Scottish Higher Education Level 5 or SCQF level 11 module and is rated as 60 SCOTCAT credits or 30 ECTS credits.


This module is available on following courses: