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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2010 - 2011

Module Title Project
Module Code MS510
School School of Mathematical Sciences

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Level 5 Credit Rating 30
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
7 To develop the mathematical modelling skills of the students.

Learning Outcomes
The students will be able to: 7 learn how to formulate a mathematical model for a concrete problem; 7 use the methods learnt in the taught modules to solve the problem; 7 learn to express their ideas clearly and concisely in a report; 7 acquire experience of presenting their work to a critical audience.

Indicative Time Allowances
Lectures 0
Tutorials 20
Laboratories 0
Seminars 0
Independent Learning Time 430

Total 450
Assume that a 30 credit module load represents approximately 450 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
· Formulation of the model · Literature search · Background reading arising from literature search · Detailed investigation · Report writing · Presentation
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Indicative Reading List
Programme or List of Programmes
MFMMSc in Financial & Industrial Maths