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GEOL0051 Research Methods

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
TitleResearch Methods
UG CodeGEOL0051
CoordinatorDr Alexander Steele
Other Contributors 
Term1 & 2
Credits20
Written Exam 
Coursework100%
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OUTCOMES

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).