ERT 446/4 FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2
This course consists of lectures and independent study on the techniques of conducting laboratory and/or field experiments. The students are guided on the techniques and implementation of research and monitored based on the research plan, data analysis, interpretation and conclusion. The students are required to write, submit and defend their thesis to the internal examiner.
Ability to conduct research experiments, analyze and interpret data and deduce good conclusion.
Ability to use techniques and modern tools to solve research problems.
Ability to plan activities pertaining to research project and execute the plan to meet the required research objectives and datelines.
Ability to write research report that conforms to standard thesis format and performs verbal presentation.
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