MATH5540 Advanced Mathematics 2

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This is an advanced mathematics unit intended to complement the specialist studies of students at Level 5 in relevant master's degree courses. Material includes a selection of topics from forms and structures; real, complex and numerical analysis; operators and spaces; dynamics, manifolds and topology; measure theory; statistics and decision theory.
Outcomes
Students acquire greatly enhanced knowledge and understanding of sophisticated mathematical ideas and tools enabling them to go to greater depths in their research investigations.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) a three-hour end-of-semester examination and (2) a small number of written assignments. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Miccal Matthews
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
a major in Mathematics and Statistics from this University,or equivalent,
or
a major in Physics from this University,
or
equivalent
Contact hours
3 hours per week
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