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At the end of this module students should have a conceptual understanding of the physics behind many topical issues as well as an understanding of the large-scale structure of the world and universe around them. This should equip them with the ability to critically read articles in news papers and journals and come to their own informed decision as to the merits or otherwise of the arguments presented.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Assignments related to the various sections of the course||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Class Test: In class tests and/or quizzes||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Examination: End of trimester exam||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Summer||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Feedback will be delivered during lectures to the class as a whole after assignments have been graded. Individual grades will be available on the student's Brightspace page.
|Dr Steve Campbell||Tutor|
|Professor Padraig Dunne||Tutor|
|Ms Angela Dunne O'Toole||Tutor|
|Mr Conor Hand||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Fri 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 13:00 - 13:50|