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Information for module BIOL3004

This module is available for 2017/18

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Module code:BIOL3004 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Literature Review
Credit value:1
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser (provisional):Prof Judith Mank
Organiser's location:Biological Sciences
Available for students in Year(s):3
Module prerequisites:Depends on topic chosen 
Module outline:The course provides the opportunity to undertake an individual review of published literature on a specified topic under supervision. You will develop skills in searching literature databases, reading and critically evaluating published work and presenting it in a scientific report. 
Module aims:To allow students to make an in-depth study of published literature on a specified topic of biological interest. 
Module objectives:Students will be given the opportunity to learn how to: find an area of scientific research that is suitable for review, search databases for relevant recent scientific literature, collate and summarise research findings from the primary research literature as well as from reviews, write up their literature survey in the style of an article for an established scientific journal, convey their research results to others in an oral presentation, organise their time in order to carry out and analyse their literature survey within a 6-week period. 
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Module assessment:Coursework 100.00% 
Notes:Please note that you will be asked to indicate preferred projects or topics from a list provided by the course organiser. She, in conjunction with the BSc/MSci tutors, will then assign specific projects. You are of course encouraged to discuss potential choices with the supervisor, to assist in establishing your preferences. All projects must be agreed by the course organiser. 
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Last updated:2017-03-14 20:42:26 by ucbtksr