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Year 4

SENIOR SOPHISTERS

In the Senior Sophister year, students attend a series of lectures, laboratory practicals, seminars, tutorials and workshops.  In addition they are required to undertake a research project which culminates in the submission of a dissertation. The year consists of a total of 50 mandatory Credits, 5 optional Credits for Plant Sciences Modules, and 5 optional Credits for one other Botany or Faculty Science module. Students must select two optional modules in total. One optional module must be selected from the Botany optional module list and the second optional module may be selected from either the Botany optional module list or from the Faculty optional module list. ┬áThese modules are indicated in greater detail by clicking on the Module Details Booklet (pdf). 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 20
BO4101 Environmental Physiology 5
BO4102 Plant Community Ecology 5
BO4104 Data Analysis 5
BO4106 Seminars, Tutorials and Workshops 10
BO4107 Plant-Animal Interactions 5
TOTAL CREDITS 50
BOTANY OPTIONAL MODULES:
(students choose one or two of the following optional modules)

Modules

Credits
BO4103 Plant Conservation and Biodiversity 5
BO4105 Global Environmental Change 5
FB4060 Plant Breeding & Biotechnology 5
FACULTY OPTIONAL SCIENCE MODULES:
(students choose none or one of the following optional modules)

Modules

Credits
ZO4017 Tropical Ecology Field Trip 5
ZO4093 Estuarine Ecology 5
ZO4092 Environmental Impact Assessment 5
TOTAL OPTIONAL CREDITS 10

Last updated 15 October 2013 nisheois@tcd.ie.