Courses Catalogue

Research Seminar 1

COURSE CODE: ENV8101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 2
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Content and Outline

The content is both in terms of skill and technical content.

Technical content: This depends on the problem addressed. The student is expected to show understanding and comprehension of the research topic.

Skill content: a student is expected to show ability to comprehend scientific literature, correctly make a technical report and competently prepare and make an academic presentation.

MODE OF DELIVERY

Each student will be given a senior staff from whom they can get advice and guidance whenever necessary. The student will then be required to address one research problem and make a write up on it. The student will then be required to present his work to the staff and his/her peers. As part of the course, the student will also be required to attend research seminars for other students as well.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

·        Whiteboard and Markers

·        Flip Charts

·        LCD Projectors

·        CDs, DVDs and Tapes