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The aim of this first
half-session course is to provide a combination of research experience and
group work via research-focused group activities involving experiment
planning, teamwork and the collection, sharing and interpretation of data. The group, in consultation with the supervisors,
will develop a project plan where the overall aim and the objectives of the individual
students are established. The development of a variety of transferrable skills is an important feature of this module,
including working in a team, project planning, the presentation of results,
report writing and verbal communication.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Learning outcomes: students to work to strict deadlines; students to lead their projects and propose experiments/syntheses/tests/analyses etc.; students to collect, share, analyse and interpret data; students to measure progress against agreed initial objectives; students to provide concise initial and mid-project progress reports; students to give group presentation to their supervisor team; students to prepare individual final reports on their project. Content: Research-focused small-group projects led by supervisor teams.
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1st Attempt: 100% Continuous Assessment: Group planning report (1000 words, 15%), group progress report (up to 2000 words, 15%), group oral presentation (30 minutes, 20%), individual final report (up to 5000 words, 50%)
On-going interaction, support and feedback with/from supervisor teams.