10 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR



Aims/Description: The Skills for Environmental Science module introduces students to fundamentals of investigative scientific practice:  lab practical skills, experimental design, information technology, data visualisation and analysis. Concepts will be introduced in a series of practical sessions that will develop a focussed laboratory based project. Complementing this, other activities will focus on understanding data handling, data manipulations, handling and presentation, and statistical analysis. 

Restrictions on availability: Only open to Environmental Science degree (BSc or MEnvSci) students.

Staff Contact: PHOENIX GARETH K
Teaching Methods: Problem solving, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK