Earth Science Research Project

This module encompasses the undertaking of independent research and the production of a professional research report based on primary data collected in the field and/or laboratory/museum that will take account of relevant published literature. 

By the end of the module you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the skills required to successfully execute a field/lab/museum-based research project
  • Collect and interpret appropriate data systematically
  • Produce an explanatory report to a professional standard
  • Present the essence of the project in a brief pitch-to-peers
  • Present the findings of the research as a scientific poster and explain the poster.


  • Project report
  • Poster
  • Oral pitch-to-peers