Course ObjectiveLearning to prepare and conduct a research project and to write a
scientific report thereof at the academic Master's level. In both
practical conduct and writing the student should demonstrate his or her:
advanced knowledge and understanding of the field, thus providing a
basis or opportunity for originality in developing and applying ideas;
problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within
ability to integrate knowledge and to handle complexity;
ability to clearly communicate conclusions, and the knowledge and
rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist
Course ContentResearch project in the master's specialisation Solid Earth:
approximately 2 weeks
preparation, 8 weeks research, 8 weeks report writing.
Teaching MethodsFieldwork or lab analysis or work placement. Following field or lab
research or work placement, the student must present and document
his/her results in a written report and present results orally.
Method of AssessmentWritten report and oral presentation.
Additional InformationPlease note that from the 2016-2017 Academic year onwards,
this course was replaced by the Research Project Geology and
Geochemistry (AM_1187) course
Custom Course RegistrationNew subscriptions to this course are not possible. The course has been superseded by the course Research Project Geology and Geochemistry (AM_1187)
|Period||Ac. Year (sept)|
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Science|
|Course Coordinator||prof. dr. W. van Westrenen|
|Examiner||prof. dr. W. van Westrenen|
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