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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 55 mandatory credits and 5 optional credits for one module taken from outside the Plant Sciences course. These modules are indicated in greater detail by clicking on the Course Handbook (pdf). Students undertaking School optional science modules can access further information on them via http://www.tcd.ie/Zoology/undergraduate/senior-sophister.php

MANDATORY MODULES:
Modules Credits
BO4103 Plant Conservation and Biodiversity 5
ZO4030 Data Handling 5
BO4105 Global Environmental Change 5
BO4106 Seminars, Tutorials and Workshops 10
BO4107 Plant-Animal Interactions 5
BO4108 Plant-Environment Interactions 5
FB4000 Research Project 15
FB4060 Plant Breeding & Biotechnology 5
TOTAL CREDITS 55
 
   
SCHOOL OPTIONAL SCIENCE MODULES:
(students choose one of the following optional modules)

Modules

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

Last updated 31 August 2015 nisheois@tcd.ie.