Undergraduate Course: Team Review Project (PHYS10046)
|School||School of Physics and Astronomy
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The 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 oral presentation that should be readily understood by any member of the class.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|Prohibited Combinations|| Students MUST NOT also be taking
Group Project (PHYS11011) OR
Telescope Group Project (PHYS11059)
||Other requirements|| Only for students on 4th year of the following programmes of study:
Astrophysics (BSc Hons)
Chemical Physics (BSc Hons)
Computational Physics (BSc Hons)
Mathematical Physics (BSc Hons)
Physics (BSc Hons)
Physics and Music (BSc Hons)
Physics with Meteorology (BSc Hons)
Theoretical Physics (BSc)
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
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
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Project management and organisation, 10%
Written review, 65%
Oral presentation, 25%
Peer assessment, 15%
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Research material on a given topic outwith the scope of your standard course work using library and on-line facilities and other resource materials.
- Work as a team to gather and combine material from a wide range of sources.
- Hold formal team meetings and maintain minutes of such meetings.
- Prepare your researched material as a review article written at a level readily understood by a person with a general physical science background.
- 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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course commences in October.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Four support workshops, dated detailed at start of year meeting.
|Course organiser||Dr Victoria Martin
Tel: (0131 6)51 7042
|Course secretary||Miss Paula Wilkie
Tel: (0131) 668 8403