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Course Details in 2022/23 Session

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Module Title LF Science & Engineering Laboratories
SchoolPhysics and Astronomy
Department Physics & Astronomy
Module Code 03 23616
Module Lead Dr Daniel Reed
Level Foundation Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Supervised time in studio/workshop-40 hours
Guided independent study-60 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description This is a totally laboratory-based module. Students will complete a sub-set of a range of laboratory exercises offered by a number of Schools from the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. The module additionally involves developing skills in report writing, maintaining a laboratory diary, the interpretation of data and the presentation of scientific investigations. Team working skills will also be enhanced. Training in aspects relating to Health and Safety is also provided.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module the student should be able to:
  • Demonstrate practical use of equipment in the laboratory;
  • Interpret data, including use of graphs;
  • Present scientific observations in a coherent and sound manner and draw logical conclusions.
Assessment 23616-01 : Overall Mark : Practical (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: Continious assessment via lab reports (100%)

Reassessment: Submission of a report on supplied a data set
Other None
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