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GEOL0047 MSc Geoscience Disseration

This MSc provides an introduction to geohazards, research methods and field techniques, together with advanced courses in seismology, volcanology, hydrogeological hazards and meteorology.

Coordinator: Prof Bridget Wade

Module Details
TitleMSc Geoscience Dissertation
UG CodeGEOL0047
CoordinatorProf Bridget Wade
Other Contributors 
Term3
Credits60
Written Exam 
Dissertation100%
Pre-Requisites 
Maths & Stats Content and Requirement 
Total Number of Hours of Student Work 
Hours of Lectures/Seminars 
Hours of Practicals/Problem Classes 
Hours of Tutorials 
Days of Fieldwork 
Other 
Content

As developed by the student and approved by the supervisor.

AIMS

To develop the participants ability to undertake independent research particularly in relation to:

  1. Critical review of the relevant literature
  2. Planning and effective execution of scientific techniques
  3. Data analysis
  4. Evaluation of the results
  5. Effective presentation of research findings

OUTCOMES

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • key literature relevant to the topic
  • how to apply one or more appropriate research techniques
  • the need to manage time and resources to meet a deadline.