SECTION A (100%): Essay
Answer one out of the following two questions
You are allowed to use a calculator or a computer calculator in this assessment.
You are allowed to use your own dictionary in this assessment and/or the Spell Checker facility on your computer.
FBS Open book assessments permit students to refer to online resources, their own notes, textbooks or other reference material, such as scientific papers, reviews, policy documents etc.
There are 3 pages to this online assessment.
You will have 24 hours to complete the assessment.
You are recommended to take a maximum of 2.5 hours within the time available to complete the assessment.
There is 1 section to this assessment: Section A
o Section A (essay) is worth (100%): Answer one question.
You should keep to the word limit for each answer. These limits are 1500 words for each essay style answer.
For Section A: Read carefully the official Faculty of Biological Sciences (FBS) guidelines on OTLA essays before you begin to answer a question.
It is your responsibility to ensure you follow the guidelines when preparing your answer. The guidelines are published in a separate document called: ‘Level 3
Guidance on OTLA essays’. These are available for download from the Assessment area of your Minerva module.
Please submit your assessment to the Online Time-limited Assessment’ area in the module’s Minerva page.
Please name your file as follows: (Student ID number)_Module code_Question number – e.g. (200000000)_BIOC2306_Section B.
Please include an FBS Assessed Coursework Cover Sheet (downloadable from the ‘Assessment’ folder of your Minerva module) with your submission.
You must not discuss or share the content of, or answers to, this assessment with any fellow students, any staff or other contacts outside the school or the University’s professional services. School contacts available to you are detailed in the bullet point above.
Module code: BLGY3255