The written report will consist of a fully referenced 4,000-word research paper on Does daily sport and healthy diet prevent diabetes?
Deadlines: Draft: 14/03/
Deadlines: Final: 25/03/
The work may be split into sections and subsections. The manuscript should contain the following, although some flexibility is obviously permitted for different projects:
1)Title page: with your full name, student number, the date and the full title of the project.
2)Introduction: setting the study in context and discussing the aims and objectives. Relevant information should be summarised and the references indicated appropriately.
3)Main body of the review: setting out critical evaluation of the previous work in the field, and attempting to draw your own conclusions from these findings.
4)Reference list: the format of which should comply with the USR style.
Assessment criteria for the written report
The written report will be assessed, as for all coursework, on a number of criteria. These include:
è‚˜dentification and justification of research question(s)
åŒ¹ritical review of relevant literature
é«valuation and interpretation of findings
ç–‹iscussion of results within the wider context
å- «resentation in a scientific style
An outstanding report in relation to all of the stated criteria. Superb analysis, synthesis and evaluation of material.
Imaginative and original approach to the research problem.
Full understanding of all material covered.
Far exceeds normal expectations at this level.
As good a piece of work as could be expected at this stage of development.
An excellent report in relation to all of the stated criteria.
All areas relevant and discussed in considerable depth.
Correct length; ideas clearly stated: very good written style, organisation and presentation.
Very good range of current views and research.
Incorporates thorough, logical argument.
Very good analysis, synthesis and evaluation. Imaginative and original approach to the research problem.