MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
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Final Year, Component 04

MA829-6-AU or MA830-6-SP
Capstone Project: Mathematics

Students should undertake about 150 hours of work for a one-term Capstone Project. Students opting to undertake a Capstone Project in the autumn term are likely to have to attend the presentation part of the assessment during the first two weeks of the spring term. The principal aim of the project is to enable students to gain experience of some branch of mathematics, statistics, operational research or the interface of these disciplines with other fields, that students would not meet in any module. Subsidiary aims are that students should gain experience of solo work involving research concerning some previously unknown topic, the production of a project document and final presentation (presentation and oral examination).

Capstone Project: Mathematics

This module will allow you to step out of the classroom and gain real experience in your selected branch of Mathematics that you could not gain from a lecture. You will be able to develop your ability to work independently on research and produce a project report on your topic of interest.

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