Postgraduate Course: Science Communication and Public Engagement Practical Project (BIME11052)
|School||School of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Science Communication and Public Engagement practical project (developing, delivering, evaluating and reflecting on a Science Communication and Public Engagement activity). The projects will draw on the aggregated learning outcomes of the course modules to enable to students to develop, with supervision, a science communication activity which they will deliver and evaluate. The dissertation will be a reflective analysis of the process of developing delivering and evaluating the activity, drawing on relevant literature.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 25,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 20,
Formative Assessment Hours 5,
Summative Assessment Hours 100,
Other Study Hours 350,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Placement Study Abroad Hours 100,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||* Design, delivery and evaluation of a public engagement activity. (40%)
* A dissertation of 6,000 words. (60%)
|No Exam Information
| On completion of the course, you will be able to demonstrate:
* Ability in the design and delivery of a science communication/ public engagement activity.
* Ability to design an effective evaluation strategy.
* Evidence of reflexive and reflective practice.
* An informed reflection (supported by the literature) on the process of design delivery and evaluation of the public engagement activity.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Elizabeth Stevenson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3258
|Course secretary||Mrs Marie Manson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3289
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