Project (Life Sciences)

Module summary

Module code: BIOL0005
Level: 6
Credits: 30
School: Engineering and Science
Department: Science
Module Coordinator(s): Jeanette Swan-Wallis

Specification

Aims

To provide an opportunity for personal development in applying prior theoretical and practical learning to a specific project and to demonstrate the ability to carry out a sustained piece of work.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
1. Plan and cost, design, execute and communicate a sustained piece of independent intellectual work using appropriate media.
2. Critically assess research results and the work of others i.e. published material
3. Work independently and apply knowledge and skills to the solution of a specific practical or theoretical problem
4. Be competent in practical and manipulative skills in solving practical problems, and/or analysis of theoretical research.
5. Prepare a detailed and structured report on the project, with a business plan, critical assessment of the work done and the results achieved, and appropriate recommendations from the conclusions drawn.
6. Present clear oral/ poster presentations with appropriate and adequate use of supporting visual aid material/ poster material.

Indicative content

The topic of the project will be the subject of negotiation between the student and the designated supervisor.