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2020/21 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

SOEE5920M Quantitative Skills

30 creditsClass Size: 15

Module manager: Dr Dan Hill
Email: D.J.Hill@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2020/21

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

This module is ONLY available to MRes Climate & Atmospheric Science students

On completion of this module, students will have the necessary skills for analysis of digital data, fluid and elasto-dynamics, and associated numerical and computational techniques required to conduct independent research and to complete their research project.

Syllabus

Carry out a computer-based project set by an assigned supervisor.

Attend lectures from two of the following courses (total 20 UG credits)*:

- SOEE2092 Meteorology
- SOEE2190 Time Series Analysis
- SOEE2250 Numerical Methods and Statistics
- SOEE2481 Atmospheric Pollution from Local to Global Scales
- SOEE2530 Atmospheric Physics
- SOEE2210 Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics.

*please note that this is a suggested list, other options are available, please contact Programme Leader (Jim McQuaid) to discuss alternatives.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Supervision51.005.00
Tutorial51.005.00
Private study hours290.00
Total Contact hours10.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)300.00

Private study

- Attending UG modules: 200 hours;
- Preparation of computer project: 90 hours.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

- See individual UG modules for taught elements.
- Regular meetings with computer project supervisor.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
In-course AssessmentUG module leaders' specified assessment for MRes students doing UG modules66.00
ProjectSubmission of computer project (e.g. program)34.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 10/08/2020 08:46:37

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