Pre-requisites: GEO248

Aims/Description: This module requires the student to prepare, organise, research and report a piece of original work on a geographical topic under guidance by a staff mentor. The student will decide on the topic and will either be expected to collect original material in order to investigate it, or to perform secondary analysis on information drawn from existing sources. The finished product is presented in the style, and at the length, associated with academic journal articles.

Staff Contact: Dr Felix Ng
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study, 5 x 1hr 1-to-1 meetings scheduled by the student with their mentor; attendance at 1 x 2hr poster conference
Assessment: Project work

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