Undergraduate Course: Dissertation in Ecological and Environmental Sciences with Management (ECSC10031)
|School||School of Geosciences
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Honours Dissertation in Ecological and Environmental Sciences with Management
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Students can also take EITHER Conservation Science (EES) OR Conservation of Management of Natural Populations (SBS) alongside this course. Please note PT's cannot enroll students directly on to SBS courses.
|Additional Costs|| Travel to field sites may be needed
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
Assessment by Dissertation
Submission of two-page project outline (formatively assessed) by 6th June 2022
Have had the first mandated meeting with the project supervisor by 24th October 2022
Have had the second mandated meeting with the project supervisor by 28th January 2023
Thesis submission by 12 noon on 19th April 2023 (90% of the total course mark)
Oral presentation of the thesis on Thursday 4th May 2023 (10% of the total course mark)
The final dissertation is due by 12 noon on Wednesday of Week 13. 19th April 2023.
||http://www.ed.ac.uk/files/atoms/files/taughtassessmentregulations.pdf All details related to extensions procedures and late penalties can be found in the School of GeoSciences General Information Handbook.
|No Exam Information
| Developm skills in research including the design of experiments and programmes of observation, data handling and report-writing.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Gail Jackson
Tel: (0131 6)50 5436
|Course secretary||Miss Francesca Nadal Finnegan
Tel: (0131 6)50 4842