SUST40020 Env. Sciences Research Project

Academic Year 2023/2024

During this module, students will work towards addressing a research question or writing a review of a subject area in environmental science that pertains to sustainability. The ideas for the questions/ reviews are posed by their academic supervisors with whom they will closely work for the duration of the module. Students are expected to regularly liaise with their supervisors to the end of writing a capstone thesis that outlines their body of work.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Synthesize peer-reviewed literature
Communicate their work textually, visually and orally.
Collaborate with another academic through their research

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Seminar (or Webinar)




Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Critical writing
Poster presentations
Problem solving 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Project: Thesis Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Graded No


Presentation: Poster and questions Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Continuous assessment Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No



Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
Repeat Within Two Trimesters
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

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