10 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: A-Level Biology or Equivalent Scientific Qualification


Aims/Description: In this module students will develop skills and gain experience in carrying out degree-specific biological projects. In groups of 4-5, they will identify a biological question, generate predictions, design methods of data collection, collect data, visualise and analyse the data, and finally present their projects in the form of a group talk and an individual written project report.

Restrictions on availability: APS Students Only.Not available to Ecology students.

Staff Contact: Dr Jonathan Graves
Teaching Methods: Laboratory work, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Animal and Plant Sciences):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK