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Postgraduate Study in Mathematics

 

All research students have the opportunity to give supervisions (small group teaching) to undergraduates. This is normally arranged through Colleges, and can be a useful supplement to income.  There is no requirement whatsoever to supervise, and students rarely do more than 3-4 hours per week.  But even if you do not wish to supervise, it is an important part of your training to learn the skills required. We therefore expect all new graduate students to attend one of the sessions below. Note that attending supervisions as an undergraduate is not a substitute for attending supervision training.

The Faculty, in conjunction with the School Researcher Developer, offers four supervision training opportunities each year.  These sessions provide teaching skills for supervising Mathematics and Mathematics in the Natural Sciences. The sessions are supported by Faculty materials/resources on how to conduct supervisions in Mathematics. All prospective supervisors are required to attend a training session prior to taking on supervision responsibilities. The training is open to anyone planning to supervise mathematics students for the first time.

Training Sessions 2021

Please note that to make the training effective each of the sessions below is limited to 50 places. To book your place, please register online by clicking the link below

University of Cambridge training - Maths: Teaching and Supervising Mathematics Undergraduates - Thu 7 Oct 2021

University of Cambridge training - Maths: Teaching and Supervising Mathematics Undergraduates - Mon 11 Oct 2021

University of Cambridge training - Maths: Teaching and Supervising Mathematics Undergraduates - Thu 14 Oct 2021

   

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