Earth Science by Distance Learning - Specialisation
This course deals with theories in science, research methodology and the development of the subject Earth Science.
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You will learn scientific writing, to conduct a critical review and how to create scientific illustrations and posters. In addition you will conduct a subject specialisation, which focuses on the direction of your planned bachelor thesis. This work should include a thorough literature review and the writing of the introduction of your thesis.
The course is a component of the Bachelor's Programme in Earth Science, Distance Learning, 180 credits and it can also be taken as an individual course.
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- Theory of Science and History of Science of Earth Science, 3 credits
- Specialisation, 6 credits
- Scientific Presentations and Project Plan, 6 credits
The course is given only as a distance learning course and the teaching consists of web-based teaching and independent project work.
For details see syllabus.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
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