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, students
should replace this course with the Research Project Geology and
The Research Project Solid Earth was subject to the school's Work
placement and thesis regulations (stage- en scriptieregeling). These
regulations require detailed written agreements between supervisor and
student that specify the conditions for the Research Project Solid
Earth. This agreement should be put forward to the master co-ordinator
(Prof dr Wim van Westrenen) before the start of the work placement or
Custom Course RegistrationNew subscriptions to this course are not advised, as the course has been superseded by the course Research Project Geology and Geochemistry (AM_1187)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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