Postgraduate Course: SCPE Critical Analysis/Research Project (BIME11077)
|School||School of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Science Communication/Public Engagement critical analysis project. The projects are being offered by Institute for Science and Technology Studies. The project supervisor will undertake to instruct students on the analysis and research methods required for the project and this approach is consistent with their approach for students (on other programmes undertaking a Masters dissertation) with no previous knowledge of social science/science education research methodologies. In addition the projects will draw on the aggregated learning outcomes of the core courses.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- (Science Communication/Public Engagement project)
Critical analysis of relevant science communication literature.
Ability to critically appraise public engagement case-studies and methodologies.
Ability to apply conceptual tools and theoretical approaches for the study of public engagement from a social science perspective.
- (Science Education Research Project)
Ability to critically appraise science education literature.
Application of research tools and strategies in investigating a problem/phenomenon in science education.
Demonstrate the interplay between formal and informal science learning and how science communication activities can enhance and enrich formal education.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Elizabeth Stevenson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3258
|Course secretary||Mrs Marie Manson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3289