ENVU9PR: Honours Project

CO-ORDINATOR: Dr Andre Gilburn

Module Objectives

  • To carry out an original piece of scientific research;
  • To gain experience working as part of a research group;
  • To develop a critical appreciation of key concepts through research; presentations and the scientific literature. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Critically analyse scientific evidence and arguments from the peer-reviewed literature relevant to their research project;
  • Analyse, interpret and present field and laboratory recorded data;
  • produce a concise and structured dissertation;
  • independently manage their time and workload effectively;
  • summarise their project to a lay audience. 

Acquired Skills

This will vary from project to project but students are expected to develop the skills necessary to work independently on their data collection. 

Pre-requisites

Admission to the Honours Programme. 

Teaching Programme

The student will work under the supervision of a member of academic staff, and perhaps as part of the supervisor’s research group. Students will be expected to conduct extensive background reading (literature review) relevant to their project.

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