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GEOL0014 Geosciences Report

This course requires the students to research the literature and write a 5000 word report in the style of a scientific paper.  Skills acquired in this module are useful both for those going on to undertake the fourth year research project, and for employment where such writing skills are required.

Coordinator: Dr Dominic Papineau

Module details
TitleGeosciences Report
UG CodeGEOL0014
CoordinatorDr Dominic Papineau
Other ContributorsAny Supervisor
TermCan be taken in either Term 1 or Term 2
Credit15 credits
Written Exam 
Coursework100%
Pre-RequisitesNone
Maths & Stats Content and Requirement 
Total Number of Hours of Student Work188 hours
Hours of Lectures/Seminars0
Hours of Practicals/Problem Classes0
Hours of Tutorials0
Days of Fieldwork0
OtherNone
Content

The subject area of the Geoscience Report should be relevant to the individual student's degree programme. Students should discuss potential topics with an appropriate member of staff willing to oversee your progress, i.e help you start off and read a draft towards the end.

Guidance will be given by the Module Organiser.

AIMS

To complete, with initial guidance and reasonable supervision, a critical literature review.  This will be presented in the form of a short dissertation, of about 5000 words length, in the style of a scientific paper.

OUTCOMES

  • To complete, with initial guidance and reasonable supervision, a critical literature review.
  • To present a short dissertation, of about 5000 words length, in the style of a scientific paper.