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280230 UE MES-4 UE Individual Research Project (PI) (2021W)

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).



Aims, contents and method of the course

Environmental science projects in research groups

The MES4 Individual Research Project is an opportunity for students to work on a small project within a research group.

The scope of the project needs to be appropriate for a 10 ECTS module and should include a literature review, the formulation of testable hypotheses, the application of analytical and statistical methods, planning and structuring of experiments and lab work. At the end, you will be required to summarise the results of all of these components and submit them in a project report in the style of a small research publication.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students need to identify a research topic/advisor to take them on for the research project (see list of lecturers) by Oct 15th at the latest. By January 28th. a project report needs to be submitted in the style of a small research publication summarising the results of the project work components.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

0-49 points: ungenügend (fail)
50-61 points: genügend (4)
62-74 points: befriedigend (3)
75-87 points: gut (2)
88-100 points: sehr gut (1)

Examination topics

Environmental Science

Reading list

To be provided depending on the student(s).

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Th 07.10.2021 14:30