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Year 4

SENIOR SOPHISTERS

In the Senior Sophister year, students attend a series of lectures, laboratory practicals, seminars, tutorials and workshops.  In addition they are required to undertake a research project which culminates in the submission of a dissertation. The year consists of a total of 50 mandatory Credits, 5 optional Credits for Plant Sciences Modules, and 5 optional Credits for one other Botany or Faculty Science module. Students must select two optional modules in total. One optional module must be selected from the Botany optional module list and the second optional module may be selected from either the Botany optional module list or from the Faculty optional module list. These modules are indicated in greater detail by clicking on the Module Details Booklet (pdf).

MANDATORY MODULES:

Modules

Credits
ES4014 Research Project 20
ES4052 Environmental Literature Seminars 5
ES4020 Water Technology 5
BO4104 Data Analysis 5
ZO4092 Environmental Impact Assessment 5
TOTAL CREDITS 40
OPTIONAL MODULES:
(students choose four of the eight optional modules below)

Modules

Credits
BO4102 Plant Community Ecology 5
BO4103 Plant Conservation and Biodiversity 5
BO4105 Global Environmental Change 5
BO4107 Plant-Animal Interactions 5
ZO4013 Conservation and Wildlife Management 5
ZO4093 Estuarine Ecology (practicals) & (lectures) 5
GG4026 Environmental Governance II 5
ZO4017 Tropical Field Trip Africa 5
TOTAL CREDITS 20

 


Last updated 3 February 2014 Natural Sciences (Email).