Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module aims to develop core practical skills appropriate to the discipline and level of study, encompassing relevant core laboratory and/or fieldwork skills.
Intended Learning Outcomes
record accurately and appropriately the purpose, methodology, results and analysis/interpretation of outcomes from laboratory and/or field-based investigations in a laboratory/field notebook: 1demonstrate the set-up and safe use of basic items of laboratory and/or field equipment in the preparation and analysis of biological samples/environments, complying to good laboratory working practices: 1complete a range of preparative, analytical and observational procedures appropriate to the discipline, following relevant protocols and standard operating procedures: 1
60 hours of taught laboratory and/or fieldwork activities22 hours of academic support and generic skills workshops
1: Competence weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Practical skills and competency assessmentStudents will be required to complete a range of core laboratory and/or fieldwork skills, appropriate to the discipline and will be assessed using a pass/fail competency sign-off sheet. This will also include other core skills in data recording, preliminary analysis and maintaining a laboratory notebook. Engagement with a minimum attendance to 70% of sessions will be required for successful completion.