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Undergraduate Course: Team Review Project (PHYS10046)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Physics and Astronomy CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThe 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
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) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
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 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 75 %, Practical Exam 25 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Project management and organisation, 10%
Written review, 65%
Oral presentation, 25%
Peer assessment, 15%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will 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 a person with a general physical science background.
  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.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL https://www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/GTP/
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements This course commences in October.
Additional Class Delivery Information Four support workshops, dated detailed at start of year meeting.
KeywordsTeam
Contacts
Course organiserDr Victoria Martin
Tel: (0131 6)51 7042
Email: victoria.martin@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Paula Wilkie
Tel: (0131) 668 8403
Email: paw@roe.ac.uk
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