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2020/21 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

SOEE5930M Specialist Knowledge

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 acquired specialist scientific knowledge in a selected area of Earth/Climate sciences which will permit the student to complete their research project.

Syllabus

Literature-based survey set by research project supervisor.

The student will attend lectures selected from two of the following modules (20 UG credits)*:

- SOEE3151 Dynamics of weather systems
- SOEE3190 Earth Observations from Space
- SOEE3410 Atmosphere and Ocean Climate Change processes
- SOEE5540M Climate Change: Physical Science Basis
- SOEE5550M Climate Change: Impacts and Adaptation

*please note that this is a suggested list, other options are available. Please contact the 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
Supervision101.0010.00
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 literature review: 90 hours.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

See individual UG modules for taught elements.

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
AssignmentLiterature-based survey34.00
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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