Undergraduate Course: MPhys Project Presentation (PHYS11049)
|School||School of Physics and Astronomy
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Year 5 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The MPhys Project Presentation course aims to identify and develop key scientific presentation skills required to work in a physics-based research or development environment. Students will present their MPhys project research to scientific peers and to members of the public interested in science.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Co-requisites|| Students MUST also take:
MPhys Project (PHYS11016)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 2,
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 4,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Formative Assessment Hours 2,
Summative Assessment Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
20% written assessment to be presented on the MPhys twiki page
|No Exam Information
| At the completion of the course students will have acquired the key skills to present scientific research to a variety of audiences: to scientific peers via a presentation, question and answer session, and, to members of the public interested in science via a twiki post, website, popular science journal article, poster or other suitable medium.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Students successfully completing this course will have experience of presenting and defending technical work, both orally and in written format, and at tailoring presentations for different audiences.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Students will give a formative practise oral presentation in January.
Students will submit the public summary in week 11 and oral presentations in week 12.
|Course organiser||Dr Victoria Martin
Tel: (0131 6)51 7042
|Course secretary||Miss Paula Wilkie
Tel: (0131) 668 8403
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