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Nature of the Courses

Brief Course Outlines for each of the courses are available in the Faculty Handbook. These contain a general description of the course, identify who the course convenor is and set out the nature of the course assessment The courses generally comprise of about 3-4 hours contact lecturing each week per semester (which are about 12 weeks in duration).

Some courses are however run on a block-teaching basis that comprises of two one-week (9am-5pm) teaching blocks per semester as opposed to 3-4 hours of weekly lectures per semester. Assessment for most courses is by way of a research assignment (50%) and Exam (50%).