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Group Project - BIO00069M

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  • Department: Biology
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Antje Kuhrs
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2024-25
    • See module specification for other years: 2023-24

Module summary

In this module, students will carry out a research project in a small team. The work will involve project planning, data collection and analysis, as well as presenting the findings in an independent written report. Some of the work will be carried out collaboratively with other group members, while other aspects of the project will be carried out individually.

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Semester 2 2024-25

Module aims

The aim of the group project is to provide students with experience in planning and managing a research project, and to further develop and strengthen their research and teamwork skills.

Module learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this module will be able to:

Effectively plan and execute a scientific research project individually or whilst taking on different roles within a team or research group.

Work effectively, safely and ethically on a research project

Use appropriate methods to critically analyse results

Communicate scientific findings through a written report.


Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Module feedback

Marks for all summative assessments will be made available to you and your supervisor via e:vision. Feedback will be either individual or cohort-level, depending on the assessment format. You should take the opportunity to discuss your marks and feedback with your supervisor.

For coursework summative assessments (eg. reports, essays, presentations) you will receive individual feedback on your work. This will usually be in the form of a feedback sheet that will include suggestions for further improvement.

During the teaching of the module you will receive formative feedback that may be at a whole class or individual level. Such feedback may include: model answers, individual spoken comments during workshops, peer feedback and individual written comments on formative work.

Indicative reading

These are available through the VLE module site.

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