BIO3990 - Biology in action research project
6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Science
Leader(s): Dr Alan Neale
An individual research project in a discipline relating to a major area of study, conducted under supervision. Includes critical literature review, experimental design and data analysis, seminar attendance. Student must maintain regular contact with supervisor(s) and subject coordinator.
Three oral reports (preliminary, 10 minutes; progress, 10 minutes; final poster session): 20%
Written reports (preliminary, 1500 words, 10%; final, 8000 words, 45%): 55%
Supervisor's assessment of project planning, conduct and development: 25%
Approximately 12 hours per week
Permission of the Head of School plus students must have approval of project and supervisor prior to enrolment. In addition students must have a distinction average across 24 points of level 2 BIO/GEN units, including a minimum of 12 points in the discipline directly relevant to the project.