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GL3508: PROJECT/DISSERTATION (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26


Course Overview

None.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Malcolm Hole

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • GL3512 Field Techniques 2 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

A dissertation not exceeding 5,000 words based upon an original geological investigation or a literature review. Or, where appropriate, the submission of a piece of independently executed fieldwork, in the form of a map and brief accompanying memoir, may be permitted at the discretion of the Course Coordinator.

Further Information & Notes

This course is normally only available to students registered for a Designated Degree of Geoscience, Geology, Geology-Petroleum Geology or Joint or Combined programmes with a core GL content. This course cannot be taken with GL3512 Field Techniques 2 as part of a graduating curriculum.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Geology
  • BSc Geology-Petroleum Geology
  • Non-Graduating Student in Science Iss

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 100% in course assessment. A dissertation not exceeding 5,000 words based upon an original geological investigation or a literature review.

Or, the submission of a piece of independently executed fieldwork, in the form of a map and brief accompanying memoir. Resit: Resubmission of previous report.

Formative Assessment

Students will be allocated, or find a project advisor from amongst the Staff or Postgraduate Research Fellows who will guide them through the investigation.

Feedback

Individual meetings with project supervisor.

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