YFS-10801 Wageningen Scientific Preparation Week

Course

Credits 1.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Lecture8
Practical6
Group work6
Independent study
Course coordinator(s)dr. ir. J Diederen
Lecturer(s)dr. ir. J Diederen
Examiner(s)dr. ir. J Diederen

Language of instruction:

English.

Contents:

This preparatory course is meant for external students entering the Food MSc programmes which lack some basic practical knowledge or come from a university with a different scientific culture. The course consists of a number of modules, which can be chosen by the students .It also contains compulsory modules, such as a library visit, lectures on plagiarism and how to effectively operate in groups. Other modules are laboratory practicals, instruction videos and clips, mathematical (group) exercises and others.

Learning outcomes:

- know how the library works;
- understand the importance of plagiarism;
- better perform in their MSc programme of choice.

Activities:

Lectures, clips, group work, practical.

Examination:

There will be no exam, but students will obtain a pass mark when completing the week.

Literature:

Will be provided.

ProgrammePhaseSpecializationPeriod
Restricted Optional for: MOAOrganic AgricultureMSc1WD
MBTBiotechnologyMScA: Cellular/Molecular Biotechnology1WD
MFTFood TechnologyMSc1WD
MPSPlant SciencesMSc1WD
MPBPlant BiotechnologyMSc1WD
MFSFood SafetyMSc1WD
MFQFood Quality ManagementMSc1WD