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Module code: CS856
Credits: 5
Semester: Year-Long
International: No
Overview Overview

Module Objective
The purpose of this module is to allow postgraduate research students to develop and apply the skills required for publishing their research. This module covers the submission of a manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of the module the student will be able to:
Discuss the current state-of-the-art in their research field
Interpret results in the context of the impact on the particular field
Evaluate results for potential publication
Formulate a hypothesis/question for the publication
Concisely present and critically discuss research highlights that can prove/disprove the hypotheses/question
Draw conclusions on the work and articulate the significance of the research in the wider context
Identify a journal, chapter, edited book or conference proceedings, with appropriate scope for publication
Submit a manuscript to meet formatting standard as set out be the publisher.

Module Content
Attend lectures/seminars/conferences in the area of research that is intended for publication
Undertake an informed literature survey around the research that is intended for publication
Draft hypothesis and framework for manuscript
Write up the manuscript to include abstract, introduction and results and discussion content
Submission of manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal.

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