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GL4527: GEOLOGICAL RESEARCH PROJECT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

The geological research project is an individual research project. It is taken by students on a joint geology program, and exceptionally by geology-students. Multidisciplinarity and cross disciplinarity are encouraged so that students can play to their strengths and interests, but the project is assessed on geological merit.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Gan Quan
  • Dr Malcolm J. Hole

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • Geology And Petroleum Geology (GL) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • GL4520 Geological Research Project (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course is an independent laboratory based investigation with no specific syllabus of lecture or practical classes. The course requires students to integrate previous knowledge and skills gained during geological course-work in to a coherent self-learning package chosen to satisfy the interests of individual students. In essence, it is the culmination of the degree course allowing the student to carry out self-directed research.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Tutorial/Seminar Participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Feedback will be provided on an individual basis via project supervisor.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback will be provided on an individual basis via project supervisor.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Project Plan, Summary or Abstract

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback will be provided on an individual basis via project supervisor.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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