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LF107-12 Life Sciences Tutorials for GSD

Life Sciences
Undergraduate Level 1
Module leader
Daniel Franklin
Credit value
Module duration
24 weeks
Study location
University of Warwick main campus, Coventry
Introductory description

LF107-12 Assessments for GSD

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Module aims

To begin the development of students' research and transferrable skills through a program of tutorial activities

Outline syllabus

This is an indicative module outline only to give an indication of the sort of topics that may be covered. Actual sessions held may differ.

  • A program of tutorials providing guidance and support for development of scientific
    writing, speaking, researching and problem-solving skills in the context of subject matter
    drawn from the core lecture modules BS125 and BS129.
  • An extended essay on a biological topic.

please see detailed programme at

Learning outcomes

By the end of the module, students should be able to:

  • Development of study, writing, presentation, group work, scientific understanding skills
Subject specific skills

No subject specific skills defined for this module.

Transferable skills

No transferable skills defined for this module.

Study time

Type Required
Tutorials 24 sessions of 1 hour (20%)
Private study 96 hours (80%)
Total 120 hours
Private study description

96 hours of private study


No further costs have been identified for this module.

You do not need to pass all assessment components to pass the module.

Assessment group A1
Weighting Study time
Christmas vacation essay 13%


Individual oral presentation 13%
Group poster presentation 24%
Easter vacation extended essay 50%
Assessment group R
Weighting Study time
This module cannot be reassessed. 100%
Feedback on assessment

Written feedback on submitted work via Moodle for labs and tutorial work. Oral feedback is given for formative tutorial work.


This module is Core for:

  • Year 1 of UIPA-C1L8 Undergraduate Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development