Life Sciences Year 3 Research Project (Experimental) (C7127)

30 credits, Level 6

Autumn teaching

This individual research project will involve the investigation of a biological problem or phenomenon using laboratory-based, field-based or computer-based experimental procedures or literature-based methods. Research results will be critically analysed, evaluated and presented, both orally and in the form of a written project report.


45%: Practical (Project)
55%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Observation, Presentation, Report)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 50 hours of contact time and 250 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.