Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26
A combination of three lectures per week and five fortnightly practical classes covering a broad range of topics in marine biology.
The course is taught by a range of lecturers who specialise in a wide variety of research areas.
Coursework is designed to develop skills in reading scientific articles, research methods, critical thinking, and scientific writing. Assessed coursework comprises a combination of practical reports, quizzes and one written essay from a range of topics. There is a two-hour exam (essay and multiple choice questions).
Specialised lectures on essay writing skills, pre and post-essay coursework, are provided to enhance writing skills.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
Resit: Similar to the first attempt, with continuous assessment marks and/or exam mark carried forward and an opportunity to complete either a resit exam or resubmit continuous assessment assignments, depending on which was failed in the 1st attempt.
Extensive written feedback is given for every practical report handed in, as well as for the essay. Further to this, there is an essay feedback session where generic comments are given to the class.