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Kursussøgning, efter- og videreuddannelse

Project Course in Geography and Geoinformatics

Practical information
Study year 2016/2017
Time
Block 1 , Block 2 , Block 3 , Block 4 And Summer
Programme level Full Degree Master
ECTS 7,5 ECTS
Course responsible
  • Lars Krogh (2-6e6d426b6970306d7730666d)
  • Department of Geoscience and Natural Resource Management
Course number: NIGK15022U

Course content

The course provides an opportunity for the student to write a literature review or become familiar with techniques and/or equipment in relation to initiating a MSc thesis study.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:

  • Subjects within the main research group themes:Transformation of cities and landscapes, Environment and Society in Developing Countries, Dynamic Geomorphology and Quarternary Geology, Terrestric Ecosystem Analysis



Skills:

  • read scientific literature related to the subject.
  • critically evaluate methods and collections of data and to design smaller research projects.
  • use correct scientific definitions and terms.
  • analyse and discuss data-sets.
  • give a short, concise and well-illustrated oral presentation on the basis of scientific papers.
  • write a short, concise report aimed at colleagues within the business world, public institutions or research institutions.

 

Competences:

  • Organize and carry out larger-scale and to be able to analyze, evaluate, document and communicate the results of a scientific study.

Recommended prerequisites

BSc in Geography and Geoinformatics or equivalent

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Education

MSc Programme in Geography and Geoinformatics
MSc Programme in Geography and Geoinformatics with a Minor Subject

Studyboard

Study Board of Geosciences and Management

Course type

Single subject courses (day)

Teacher

All scientific staff

Duration

1 block

Schedulegroup

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Teaching and learning methods

Supervision

Capacity

No limit

Language

English

Workload

Category Hours
Guidance 35
Project work 171
English 206

Exam

Type of assessment

Written assignment
The written assignment is prepared during the course and must be handed in prior to the exam week.

Aid

Without aids

Marking scale

7-point grading scale

Criteria for exam assessment

See learning outcome

Censorship form

No external censorship
Several internal examiners.

Re-exam

Resubmission of written assignment. The written assignment must be handed in prior to the re-examination week.

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