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Key Skills and Fieldwork for Geoscientists

When you'll study it
Whole Academic Year
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 4
Module lead
Stephen Roberts
Academic year

Module overview

This year 1 module introduces students to University study, and key geoscience skills and topics, mainly via small-group (tutorial) and residential field-based learning. Skills covered (depending on degree programme) include fieldwork skills such as geological mapping, production of geological cross-sections, field data interpretation and operation of geophysical instrumentation, and more generic skills such as writing and analysis skills, data manipulation or visualisation, research skills, presentational skills, and information searching, citation and management.

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