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Undergraduate Course: Team Review Project (PHYS10046)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Physics and Astronomy CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) Credits10
Home subject areaUndergraduate (School of Physics and Astronomy) Other subject areaNone
Course website Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe Team Review Project and presentation is designed to give experience in working as a group, to search the literature concerning a physics-related topic, and to produce a review article and presentation that should be readily understood by any member of the class.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Group Project (PHYS11011)
Other requirements At least 100 credit points accrued in courses of SCQF Level 9 or 10 drawn from Schedule Q.

Only for students on the following programmes of study:
Astrophysics (BSc Hons)
Computational Physics (BSc Hons)
Mathematical Physics (BSc Hons)
Physics (BSc Hons)
Physics (IFP) (BSc Hons)
Physics and Music (BSc Hons)
Physics with Meteorology (BSc Hons)
Theoretical Physics (BSc)
Additional Costs None
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2014/15 Full Year, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Class Delivery Information Seminars, as arranged.
Course Start Date 15/09/2014
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 6, Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 4, Summative Assessment Hours 6, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 82 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 75 %, Practical Exam 25 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
At the end of this project you should be able to:
1)research material on a given topic outwith the scope of your standard course work using library and on-line facilities and other resource materials
2)work as a team to gather and combine material from a wide range of sources
3)hold formal team meetings and maintain minutes of such meetings
4)prepare your researched material as a review article written at a level readily understood by your peers.
5)present this same material in the form of a short oral presentation, as if at a conference, and respond to questions relating to this material
Assessment Information
Project management and organisation, 10%
Written review, 65%
Oral presentation, 25%
Special Arrangements
This course commences in November.
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
Course organiserDr Will Hossack
Tel: (0131 6)50 5261
Course secretaryMiss Paula Wilkie
Tel: (0131) 668 8403
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