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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Physics and Astronomy : Postgraduate (School of Physics and Astronomy)

Postgraduate Course: Project Preparation (PGPH11075)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Physics and Astronomy CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis course comprises all aspects of the planning for the individual research project and is undertaken
by the student in conjunction with the project supervisor(s). The student and supervisor(s) will agree the
topic of the project, after which the student will conduct initial reading to refine the scope of the project
and to inform the development of a detailed plan for its implementation. The student will deliver a
written report and make an oral presentation that both describe the background to the project and outline
the plan for its successful completion.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2015/16, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 11, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 8, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 78 )
Additional Information (Learning and Teaching) Please contact the School for further information
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 100% Coursework
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course students should be able to:
Describe in writing the background to, and scope of, the topic of their individual research project.
Deliver a written project proposal, to be agreed with the project supervisor(s), which includes a
workplan, risk analysis and indications of additional work that can be undertaken if time allows.
Present to a lay audience, including other members of the MSc programme, a description of the
project topic and the proposed workplan.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsPP (S2)
Contacts
Course organiserMr Terence Sloan
Tel:
Email: T.M.Sloan@ed.ac.uk
Course secretary Yuhua Lei
Tel: (0131 6) 517067
Email: yuhua.lei@ed.ac.uk
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