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Year 4

SENIOR SOPHISTERS

In the Senior Sophister year, students attend a series of lectures, laboratory practicals, field work, seminars, tutorials and workshops. In addition, they are required to undertake a 15 credit research project which culminates in the submission of a dissertation. The year consists of a total of 50 mandatory credits and 10 optional credits for two modules taken from outside the Plant Sciences course. These modules are indicated in greater detail by clicking on the Course Handbook (pdf) (will be added shortly). Students undertaking Faculty optional science modules can access further information on them via http://www.tcd.ie/Zoology/undergraduate/senior-sophister.php

MANDATORY MODULES:
Modules Credits
BO4100 Research Project 15
BO4101 Environmental Physiology 5
BO4103 Plant Conservation and Biodiversity 5
BO4104 Data Analysis 5
BO4105 Global Environmental Change 5
BO4106 Seminars, Tutorials and Workshops 10
BO4107 Plant-Animal Interactions 5
TOTAL CREDITS 50
 
   
SCHOOL OPTIONAL SCIENCE MODULES:
(students choose two of the following optional modules)

Modules

Credits
FB4060 Plant Breeding & Biotechnology 5
ZO4017 Tropical Ecology Field Trip 5
ZO4092 Environmental Impact Assessment 5
ZO4093 Estuarine Ecology 5
TOTAL OPTIONAL CREDITS 10

Last updated 24 July 2014 nisheois@tcd.ie.