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Undergraduate Course: Student Selected Component 1 (BVMS08050)

Course Outline
SchoolRoyal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits10
Home subject areaBVMS Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionA course aimed at allowing students to explore specific self-selected topics in depth.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Full Year, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 1, Other Study Hours 10, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 87 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
- Explore specific self-selected topics in depth
- Recognise the importance of, and develop communication skills between team members, supervisors and other professionals
- Develop team working skills, using the skills of the group effectively to select and assign aspects of work and to produce the final project.
- Develop an approach to learning based on curiosity and exploration rather than passive acquisition
- Develop time and resource management skills
- Learn and utilise informatics skills to search, communicate, collect and store data and prepare a poster presentation
- Develop a questioning, self-critical approach
- Evaluate by reflection on your own personal and professional development
- Demonstrate awareness of guidelines relating to plagiarism and copyright of images when gathering materials for a poster presentation
- Reference information sources for a poster presentation in an appropriate and professional manner, adhering to relevant standard scientific conventions.
Assessment Information
Group project - 100%
There will be three parts to the assessment:
A group mark based on the on-line Prezi and a group Question/Answer session (50% of total marks available)
Peer assessment marks which must average to group mark (50% of total marks available)
An individual Reflective summary (a pass requirement but not marked)
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Andrew Gardiner
Tel:
Email: Andrew.Gardiner@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Heather Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3628
Email: Heather.Thomson@ed.ac.uk
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