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Plymouth University 4.0 / 296 reviews
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The content is very good, most of the lecturers are very nice and help out in times of difficulty. The course is very good, with a wide variety of content suided for all degree paths of Geology. All aspects are covered, allowing for a wide variety of module choice in all years (particularly in year 3, where nearly all of the modules are chosen).

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Great structure and really interesting content. Lecturers are brilliant, great help when trying to understand complex ideas. The facilities for both lectures and lab work are brilliant as are all the lecturers.

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I'm only in my first year, but so far I'm really enjoying my degree. The lectures are interesting and engaging and the lecturers themselves are helpful and friendly, and experts in their field which is always helpful. I like that they all have a range of experiences. One day you can be being taught by the man who does the exit polls for sky news, and the next someone who's an expert in foreign policy in the Middle East.

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BIOL302
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This module was really interesting and thought provoking. By exploring the issues and limitations surrounding conservation, as an individual you are then able to look at conservation practices with new insights. Conservation is all too often seen as a practice that could only be beneficial, however through taking this subject, I have seen the darker side of conservation. This includes the politics surrounding conservation work, the limitations of implementing conservation practices and how important it is to use the best available data to inform management. Teaching and assessments cover a wide range of topics and issues, thus allowing you to synthesize information from a wide range of sources.

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CNET334
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The module gave a good grounding in the concepts of Information Security Management, the teaching was great, enough time was spent on each section to get comfortable with it, and the associated lab work helped to get an understanding of the more practical applications of the subject.

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MATH3615
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This has by far been the best module for bridging the gap between mathematics and finance. I feel I have learnt key skills that I can take forward with confidence. The lecturer has exceptional talent for making the material interesting and fun to learn.

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APME303
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It's definitely hard but the support and structure of lessons makes the process more bearable. Great if you have a particular topic of interest and like independent work. Organisation is essential and having a idea of a topic before starting this module is highly useful. Very time consuming module.

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BIOM2006
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The module is a very good continuation of the 1st year immunity module BIOM1006.The content follows on well, with good assessment material and very challenging module content. But very good lecturer contact and support.

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ENVS2002
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The Environmental Expedition gives students the option of undertaking fieldwork in Malaysia, Malta or Cornwall. Most students choose to go to Malaysia and many see it as the highlight of the course. It is subsidised by the University, or for students that don't feel they have enough money, the Cornwall trip is free. A challenge of it is that there is a lot of group work, and some students are not always as helpful as they should be. The peer review system is useful for addressing this. I personally have been enjoying this module and have had very helpful feedback, though as with any University, different lecturers are of different levels of helpfulness. The forms of assessment include a project plan, field notebooks and a presentation on findings.

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BIOM2024
Anonymous

Professor Simon Fox runs a excelent module, titled molecular cell biology. As far as assessment is concerned, a 1500 word essay was required, which allowed students to write about the consiquences of the overexpression/underexpression of a protein of choice. This was the best and most rewarding essay i wrote in my university career, and I learned so much during my personal research of this topic. The exam was challenging but not unfair, and again, allowed me to develop my knowlege of the subject in a useful way. Aditionally, the practical elements of the module wa The contents of this module seems to better reflect the entire degree than

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