This module introduces key concepts in quantitative data evaluation and presentation.
This MSc provides an introduction to geohazards, research methods and field techniques, together with advanced courses in seismology, volcanology, hydrogeological hazards and meteorology.
Coordinator: Dr Alexander Steele
- Module Details
Title Research Methods UG Code GEOL0051 Coordinator Dr Alexander Steele Other Contributors Term 1 & 2 Credits 20 Written Exam Coursework 100% 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
This course will provide students with a broad range of skills in manipulating and presenting data. The skills have been selected to help students in the Advanced Core Course and Independent Project. Topics are adjusted yearly, but may include: introduction to Geographical Information Systems; introduction to Matlab; and essentials of report writing and data presentation (written and spoken).