2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
FOOD3140 Critical Appraisal of Scientific Literature
20 creditsClass Size: 150
Module manager: Dr Helen Chappell
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
This module is mutually exclusive with
|FOOD3060||Critical Appraisal of Scientific Literature|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
ObjectivesOn completion of this module students will have carried out an in-depth review of the application of fundamental scientific principles to the study of a given problem in food production or research.
Students will be given a choice of subjects which are topics in food production or current food research. The aim of the training will be to define the scope of the review and to provide an authoritative account of specific aspects, eg: methodology, strengths and weaknesses of chosen approaches, relevant advances in understanding.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||190.00|
|Total Contact hours||10.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||200.00|
Private studyStudy and essay preparation and presentation preparation 190 hours.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackFrom tutorials with supervisor throughout the semester.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 01/10/2019
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