Module Details

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Title PROJECT (MPHYS)
Code PHYS498
Coordinator Professor U Klein
Physics
Uta.Klein@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 7 FHEQ Whole Session 30

Aims

To give students experience of working independently on an original problem to give students an opportunity to be involved in scientific research To encourage learning, understanding and application of a particular physics subject.To give students an opportunity to display qualities such as initiative and ingenuity.To improve students ability to keep daily records of the work in hand and its outcomes To develop students' competence in scientific communication, both in oral and written form.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) At the end of the module the student should have: Experience of participation in planning all aspects of the work Experience researching literature and other sources of relevant information Experience of the practical nature of physics

(LO2) The student should have improved practical and technical skills to carrying out physics investigations

(LO3) The student will gain an appreciation of a selected area of current physics research

(LO4) The student should have an ability to organise and manage time and to plan, execute and report on the results of an investigation

(S1) Skills in scientific analysis and scientific writing


Syllabus

 

There is no fixed content for this module.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description: An introduction to the running of the project, including deadlines for handing in work, an outline of the project requirements and a description of the marking scheme.
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Teaching Method 2 - Project
Description: Project work may be either experimental or computational and will be guided by an assigned member of academic staff.
Attendance Recorded: No


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 1

        161

162
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 138
TOTAL HOURS 300

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 of project report by project supervisor Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is not an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :After completion of module  Report (recommended     50       
Assessment of project report by a second marker Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is not an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :After completion of module  Report (recommended     30       
Presentation of work in the form of a poster presented to academic staff There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is not an anonymous assessment. Ass  180 minutes    20       

Recommended Texts

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