University Degree: Physical Sciences

532 University Degree Physical Sciences essays

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    Method's of Drug Characterisation

    5 star(s)

    5 stars. Overall, this is a good report. It is clearly presented, concise and well structured. There are some small issues of language and poor referencing but does not substantially…

    • Essay length: 1200 words
    • Submitted: 21/11/2007
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Alex Price 31/03/2012
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    "Environmental degradation is neither the inevitable price of, nor a desirable path for, economic development

    5 star(s)

    This is an excellent discussion of some key ideas related to economic development and environmental degradation. It is highly conceptual, rather than being based on case study information. There is…

    • Essay length: 4267 words
    • Submitted: 20/06/2006
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Nigel Fisher 30/11/2013
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    Variability and relative stability of oxidation states

    5 star(s)

    This is a very detailed account of transition metals, including advanced work for even A2 level. It is set out in a logical and coherent manner and would be very…

    • Essay length: 1891 words
    • Submitted: 28/01/2005
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Brady Smith 13/08/2012
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    Properties of Hydrocarbon

    4 star(s)

    Mark: 4/5

    This is a very detailed piece of work, and a lot of consideration has gone into the explanation of reactions. The conclusions drawn are valid and the…

    • Essay length: 1754 words
    • Submitted: 27/07/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Kathryn Bradley 01/10/2012
    • Awarding body: Not known/Not applicable
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    Citing a number of contemporary issues, evaluate pressures on water and discuss the means by which the resource might be better managed in the future.

    4 star(s)

    Overall this is a good discussion of some of the key issues affecting water supplies in the world. There is evidence of extensive relevant research. It could be improved by…

    • Essay length: 2624 words
    • Submitted: 17/10/2011
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Nigel Fisher 16/02/2012
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    Introduction to Molecular Modeling & Independent Molecular Modeling Project. Certain properties and characteristics of different molecules were observed via molecular modeling using the computer software PC Spartan Pro. Specifically, two molecules were se

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    Mark: 4/5

    This is a well-written, clear report. Valid conclusions are drawn, and the student has shown some knowledge of molecular modelling techniques.

    In order to gain…

    • Essay length: 763 words
    • Submitted: 14/08/2011
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Kathryn Bradley 24/09/2012
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    Determination Of Nickel By Gravimetric Analysis

    4 star(s)

    Mark: 4/5
    This is a very good report. A solid introduction is presented and an excellent discussion has been written. The aims of the experiment are clear and calculations are…

    • Essay length: 1759 words
    • Submitted: 14/08/2009
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Kathryn Bradley 24/09/2012
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    3 star(s)

    Mark: 3/5
    This report is lacking in some key components, and the discussion section is confusing. The results section is clear and the introduction outlines some key aspects of carbonyl…

    • Essay length: 831 words
    • Submitted: 22/08/2010
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Kathryn Bradley 24/09/2012
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    Innovative Methods of Hydrogen Storage for use as fossil fuel replacement.

    3 star(s)

    Mark: 3/5

    This essay outlines some key issues regarding fuel usage and possible alternatives to fossil fuels. In order to get 4/5, a concluding statement should be added to…

    • Essay length: 746 words
    • Submitted: 19/06/2006
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Kathryn Bradley 24/09/2012
  10. Experimental applications of Hesss Law

    • Essay length: 1772 words
    • Submitted: 10/06/2012

"Physical science stands as one of the great achievements of the human spirit."

-Arthur David Ritchie

From the sighting of the Higgs boson to the development of clean energy, physical science research consistently alters the way we see the universe, and brings us life-changing technologies. If you're a science person who wants to learn about the universe and its properties-skimming over details like the organisms that live on earth-then a university degree in one of the physical sciences could be a great choice for you.

Strong written communication skills are important for any student of science, so be prepared to roll up the sleeves of your lab coat, and write some reports and essays. If you need a push in the right direction, browse Marked by Teachers' collection of physical science essays. The teacher annotations will show you what should be included in a good piece of science writing, and before long, you'll be writing and editing your own work with confidence.

Students of the physical sciences often take a higher degree in their field, or in a related subject like one of the biological sciences.Careers paths include business, education and research within academia and industry.


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