If you are new to postgraduate level study we recommend that you take Developing research skills in science (S825) as your first module. You should study the project module last.
To gain this qualification, you need 180 credits as follows:
120 credits of optional modules from List A:
Or, subject to the rules about excluded combinations, the discontinued modules BS811, DS871, ES821, S802, S803, S804, S809, S811, S819, S820, SD805, SD815, SEH806, SH804.
Or 90 credits from List A plus 30 credits from List B:
Or, subject to the rules about excluded combinations, the discontinued modules D830, D831, D832, D843, E827, E845, H804, H805, T830, T833, T834, T835, T838, T839, T860, T861, T862, T863, TXX861, TUXX863
a 60-credit compulsory module:
You should note that the University’s unique study rule applies to this qualification. This means that you must include at least 60 credits from OU modules that have not been counted in any other OU qualification that has previously been awarded to you.
The modules quoted in this description are currently available for study. However, as we review the curriculum on a regular basis, the exact selection may change over time.