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Unit information: Study Skills in Physics in 2016/17

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Unit name Study Skills in Physics
Unit code PHYS00200
Credit points 20
Level of study QCA-3
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 4 (weeks 1-24)
Unit director Dr. Vasiljevic
Open unit status Not open
Pre-requisites

Normally at least Grade C in GCSE Mathematics; Physics or Science containing Physics.

Co-requisites

none

School/department School of Physics
Faculty Faculty of Science

Description

The unit aims to offer individualised study skills. Tutorials are given weekly and additional activities designed to meet the needs of the student. These will include library skills, IT skills, learning skills.

Intended learning outcomes

Students will be able to:

Reflect on the skills and physics knowledge they have and identify areas in which they need to improve.

Research a topic independently and present the results of their research coherently

Teaching details

Tutorial discussions, guided reading and formative feedback on the portfolio as it develops.

Assessment Details

Students will be assessed on a portfolio of work produced during the unit. This may include a presentation.

Reading and References

To be decided in consultation with the tutor

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