Science in Polar areas I

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode LGX229B05
Vaknaam Science in Polar areas I
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 5
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Science in Polar areas I
Leerdoelen The student is able to deepen his knowledge about a theme with scientific literature and develop a well-structured and clear written essay, following scientific standards. The student is able to participate in scientific discussions and can monitor his personal development and the development of his fellow students in a critical but positive assessment.
Omschrijving In this course, you will closely investigate a specific topic of your own choosing in Arctic natural or social science. Under the supervision of an expert researcher in the Arctic Centre, you will learn to (1) formulate a relevant and original research question, (2) review relevant scientific literature, and (3) craft a professional paper/report on the topic.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm werkcollege, zelfstudie
(2x3 uur werkcollege)
Toetsvorm essay, verslag
(Progress reports (20%) and a final essay (80%))
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. M.J.J.E. Loonen
Docent(en) Dr. S.P.A. Desjardins, PhD. ,dr. M.J.J.E. Loonen
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Scientific literature
Entreevoorwaarden Simultaneous or earlier participation in LGX228B05 Inhabitants of polar areas.
Opmerkingen Part of the university minor Arctic and Antarctic Studies. This course is open to all students from all faculties and universities as part of their elective program after permission of the examination board of their study. 80% presence and active participation is required. This course can also be followed as an open module or course for non-registered students.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ba Open colleges Letteren - semester I a keuze
Minor Arctische en Antarctische Studies 3 semester I a keuze