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Postgraduate Course: Specialist Academic Activity (GMED12035)

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) Credits30
Home subject areaGeneral Courses (Medicine) Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionTo further develop trainees& critical abilities and underpin surgical knowledge in their chosen subspecialty
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 2, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 13/01/2014
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 300 ( Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 70, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 5, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 225 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of chosen surgical subspecialty
2. Demonstrate originality and creativity in the development and application of new knowledge, understanding and practices
3. Identify, conceptualise and offer original and creative insights into novel information and/or recently published data
4. Produce a written critique of a defined piece of research
Assessment Information
e-Dissertation (research critique) (75%)
Discussion Boards (25%)

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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