MAS6500 Directed Reading in Mathematics

Both semesters, 2021/22 20 Credits
Lecturer: Dr Paul Mitchener
Aims Outcomes Assessment

This module will be used as a reading module for the MSc and may cover material deemed useful by a dissertation supervisor, or background material for a student. Precise content and subject matter will depend on the interests of the student, as well as the level and background of the individual student.

There are no prerequisites for this module.
No other modules have this module as a prerequisite.


  • develop students' understanding of a topic central to their interests.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the unit, a candidate will be able to demonstrate enhanced understanding of a specific mathematical topic through the creation of a portfolio of worked exercises.
No lectures, no tutorials


The module will be assessed by report and portfolio.