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Postgraduate Course: Core Academic Activity (GMED12023)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaGeneral Courses (Medicine) Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionTo develop trainees& critical abilities
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 Semester 1, 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: 200 ( Online Activities 46, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 150 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Critically reflect upon day-to-day surgical practice in the context of recent advances/published findings; Review the general principles of clinical study design, statistics, and critically evaluate the scientific literature in surgical research; Lead online journal clubs and engage in critical dialogue with peers and experts in other subspecialties; Deal with complex ethical and professional issues; Make informed judgements on new and emerging issues in urology.
Assessment Information
Reflective academic portfolio (75%); Discussion Boards (25%)
University Common Marking Scheme (PG) will be applied
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 organiserProf James Garden
Tel: 0131 242 3614
Email: O.J.Garden@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Sarah Jones
Tel: 0131 527 3496
Email: s.jones@rcsed.ac.uk
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