|Owning Department/School:||Department of Physics|
|Level:||Honours (FHEQ level 6)|
|Supplementary Assessment:||Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)|
|Requisites:||Before taking this unit you must take an appropriate selection of Year 1 and Year 2 Physics units.|
The aim of this unit is to enable students to learn about some recent developments in Physics research and, in doing so, to develop their literature searching and writing skills.
While taking this unit the student should be able to:
* demonstrate good time management skills in allocating appropriate amounts of time for the planning, research and writing of reports;
* carry out literature searching methods for academic journals and computer-based resources in order to research the topics studied;
* develop the ability to extract and assimilate relevant information from a wide range of sources;
* develop structured report writing skills.
Written Communication T/F A, Information Technology T/F A.
This unit will be based on three seminars from Physics academics, who will introduce topics of current research interest. Students then research and write technical reports on each of these topics.
PH30024 is Optional on the following programmes:Department of Physics