Module Details

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Title DISSERTATION - GEOGRAPHIC DATA SCIENCE
Code ENVS492
Coordinator Dr Arribas-Bel
Geography and Planning
D.Arribas-Bel@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2019-20 Level 7 FHEQ Summer (June-September) 60

Aims

To give students the opportunity to develop a theme in population studies at length.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) A complete study, written to publishable standard.

(LO2) Self managed and planned programme.

(S1) Numeracy/computational skills - Numerical methods

(S2) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills - written

(S4) Critical thinking and problem solving - Critical analysis

(S5) Global citizenship - Relevant economic/political understanding


Syllabus

 

Introductory seminar given by the Module Leader in Semester two.

Preliminary meeting with the Module Leader to agree topic.

Submission of formal research proposal.

Initial meeting with allocated supervisor to agree scope and schedule of research.

Regular progress meetings with supervisor (weekly to fortnightly dependent on work schedule).

Completion of agreed programme of reading, data collection, data analysis and project write-up.

Completion of research dissertation in style outlined in module handbook.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Tutorial
Description:
Attendance Recorded: Yes


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours     12

      12
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 588
TOTAL HOURS 600

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Assessment 1 There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. Assessment Schedule (When) :By 15th September  12,000 words    100       

Recommended Texts

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