This module develops research skills in designing, implementing and presenting the results from an independent research project
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 Stephen Edwards
- Module Details
Title Independent Project; Insurance and Natural Risks UG Code GEOL0064 Coordinator Dr Stephen Edwards Other Contributors Term 2 Credits 30 Written Exam Dissertation 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
The independent project will allow students to pursue a particular topic in geophysical hazards, to critically evaluate available data (from a combination of desktop studies and voluntary fieldwork) and to identify potential solutions to hazard assessment and mitigation.