This module is a dissertation and assumes a high level of mathematical maturity.
To study this module you must:
declare the MSc in Mathematics (or another qualification towards which the module can count) as your qualification intention
have successfully completed at least four other modules in the MSc in Mathematics (F04).
The ‘Advances in approximation theory’ topic builds on the material in Advanced mathematical methods (M833) and Approximation theory (M832). Normally, you should have completed both these modules to be accepted to study this topic.
To study the 'Variational methods applied to eigenvalue problems' topic, normally, you should have completed Calculus of Variations and advanced calculus (M820).
The number of students on each topic may be limited so you are advised to register early, noting that you may not be offered your first choice of topic.
All teaching is in English and your proficiency in the English language should be adequate for the level of study you wish to take. We strongly recommend that students have achieved an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of at least 7. To assess your English language skills in relation to your proposed studies you can visit the IELTS website.
If you have any doubt about the suitability of the module, please speak to an adviser.