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Undergraduate Course: Conception to Parturition (BIME10028)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course aims to give you an understanding from the molecular mechanisms through the physiology and pathophysiology of conception, contraception, assisted reproduction, pregnancy and parturition, and reproductive cancers. It will develop your understanding of the experimental evidence from in vitro, in vivo, animal models and clinical trials. This will be set in the translational context of clinical issues in the fields of gynaecology, obstetrics, urology and neonatology
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 39, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Revision Session Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 150 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 50 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Examination (50%)
ICA Oral presentation of poster (50%)
Feedback Not entered
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S1 (December)Conception to Parturition2:00
Learning Outcomes
At completion of this course you will have gained a:
Knowledge of conception, contraception, assisted reproduction, pregnancy and parturition, and reproductive cancers, from their molecular mechanisms, physiology and pathophysiology.
Critical understanding of experimental evidence from a wide range of in vitro, in vivo, animal models and clinical trials.
Knowledge and critical understanding in the translational context of clinical issues in the fields of gynaecology, obstetrics, urology and neonatology.
Scientific communication skills including oral and poster presentations
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsReproduction, Gynaecology, Obstetrics
Contacts
Course organiserDr Simon Riley
Tel: (0131) 242 6423
Email: Simon.C.Riley@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Caroline Morris
Tel: (0131 6)51 3255
Email: c.d.morris@ed.ac.uk
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