Scientific Communication (SCCOR1200)

This course will provide students with the generic skills necessary to acquire, analyse and communicate scientific ideas and information. This will involve techniques such as literature searching, information retrieval, preparation and presentation of laboratory reports and oral reports. After successfully completing this course, students will be able to use scientific reporting and grammatical conventions; record and present scientific information in an appropriate format; interpret and explain experimental data; search the literature to locate relevant, credible sources of scientific information; cite and reference appropriately; construct reference lists and bibliographies, using software tools; prepare and deliver written and oral reports; detect and avoid plagiarism.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 2
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.