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Under the supervision of an academic you conduct independent research and produce a thesis in the form of a peer-reviewed manuscript.
This project develops your skills in scientific inquiry and critical analysis, as well as useful generic skills, including time management.
Projects are field-, lab- and/or desk-based, developed on a topic of your interest under the direction of a supervisor.
This skill set will be useful both for future careers and further study in the field of biological science or other careers making use of these generic skills.
|Session||Full Year||Credit Points||75 credits (37.5 ECTS credits)|
An independent research project.
No additional costs
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: Written thesis (100%); the thesis will take the form of a peer reviewed research paper and can be up to 6,000 words.
Students will get informal feedback from project supervisor during meetings and from course coordinators on an ad hoc basis. In addition, students will get written feedback from supervisors on a draft of their project prior to submission.
After submission of the written thesis, students will receive verbal and written formative feedback, with a summary of strengths and weaknesses, along with the mark. Students will also be required to present their research in a viva.