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MATH6980: Reading Seminar in Mathematics and Statistics

2024 unit information

This unit provides postgraduate students with the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge in their academic domain and assists them to engage in their research. Through reading and discussions in small groups, students are exposed to seminal papers in their field and recent theories that influence their discipline. The unit is seminar-based and students are expected to actively contribute to discussions around readings and research ideas. Students submit a short written synthesis of the readings assigned for each session. Additionally, based on the readings and discussions, student write a 10-15 page expository essay on a chosen topic. Enrolment is limited to postgraduate students and is by special permission from the unit coordinator.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations

Code MATH6980
Academic unit Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable

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