MMath Project (846G1)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn and spring teaching

The work for the project and the writing of the project report will have a major role in bringing together material that you have mastered up to Year 3 and are mastering in Year 4.

It will consist of a sustained investigation of a mathematical topic at Masters' level. The project report will be typeset using TeX/LaTeX (mathematical document preparation system).

The use of mathematical typesetting, (mathematics-specific) information technology and databases and general research skills such as presentation of mathematical material to an audience, gathering information, usage of (electronic) scientific libraries will be taught and acquired during the project.


15%: Practical (Presentation)
85%: Written assessment (Dissertation)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 15 hours of contact time and about 285 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: