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
Title Geosciences Report UG Code GEOL0014 Coordinator Dr Dominic Papineau Other Contributors Any Supervisor Term Can be taken in either Term 1 or Term 2 Credit 15 credits Written Exam Coursework 100% Pre-Requisites None Maths & Stats Content and Requirement Total Number of Hours of Student Work 188 hours Hours of Lectures/Seminars 0 Hours of Practicals/Problem Classes 0 Hours of Tutorials 0 Days of Fieldwork 0 Other None
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.
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.
- 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.