September 2024



Thesis / project

The aim of this unit is to allow the learner to demonstrate the broad range of skills and knowledge they have in the field of animal technology.

Variable dates please enquire.

You will cover

  • Project selection: discussion of project feasibility with supervisor
  • Project planning including construction of hypotheses and statistical design
  • Pilot study, revision of project planning
  • Literature search
  • Experimental work
  • Project analysis
  • Research: to conduct a unique piece of work; planned, organized, executed and reported from start to finish by the student, on a topic relevant to their work
  • Report: to produce a written report which is clear, accurate and organised in a form that would be suitable for submission to a scientific journal
  • Information technology skills, data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Submission of interim report
  • Submission of final report

Key Skills you will develop

  • Ability to design, develop, run and report an original piece of work
  • Ability to devise and carry out a suitable piece of original research related to their work
  • Ability to develop practical skills including observation, measurement and manipulative skills
  • Ability to design and carry out suitable experimental work or literature reviews, apply data analysis and information
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Course Details

  • Course Length: 300 hours
  • Credits: 30
  • Unit Number: U6.7
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