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Undergraduate Course: Geophysics Project 2 (EASC10053)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Geosciences CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course aims to develop independence in the skills of research, project design and management, develop oral and written reporting skills, to encourage high quality technical presentation and non-technical written summaries. Project work is your main chance to work on your own topic of interest and to show your own initiative and programming or experimental skills.

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Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Research Training for Geophysics (EASC09055)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Conduct a comprehensive literature search relevant to a research topic and to select and summarise key findings.
  2. Understand how knowledge and understanding in the area is developed and some of the established techniques employed to achieve this.
  3. Have experience of the organisation and completion of an extended project where results and outcomes are not fully defined at the outset.
  4. Use advanced/specialised skills in research, e.g., laboratory, fieldwork, or computer analysis, practising significant autonomy and initiative.
  5. Produce a written report and give a oral presentation including a concise summary, description of methods and a critical discussion of results and conclusions.
Reading List
Supervisors will suggest project specific reading.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsGP Project 2
Contacts
Course organiserProf Simon Tett
Tel: (0131 6)50 5341
Email: Simon.Tett@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Katerina Sykioti
Tel: (0131 6)51 5251
Email: Katerina.Sykioti@ed.ac.uk
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