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Postgraduate Course: Supervised Reading (20 credits) (NUST11075)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Health in Social Science CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe Supervised Reading Course allows students to select their own topic for self-directed study.

The topic will be selected in agreement with the Programme Director and the chosen supervisor to complement but not reproduce the material and approaches covered in one or more of the other courses taken by the student, either by filling a gap in the material so covered, or by pursuing a particular subject or approach in significantly greater depth than on other courses.

The student and supervisor will negotiate supervisory arrangements.

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, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Course Start Date 04/08/2014
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 2, Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 191 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) A written critical exploration of a subject of their choice with application to nursing/health care. Subject to the approval of the course organiser.

The course paper must be clearly distinguishable from the MSc dissertation, but may address a topic in preparation for dissertation work.

Length: 4,500 to 5000 words
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
To enable practitioners to develop their understanding of their chosen field of inquiry.
Aims/Learning Objectives
Possess a detailed understanding of a substantial body of literature on a topic relevant to the overall aims of the MSc programme for which you are registered, and which has not been addressed in the same breadth or depth of detail in other courses taken
Be able to reflect critically on the empirical and theoretical content of that body of literature
Relate the literature to topics or approaches covered in other courses taken
Demonstrate a systematic understanding of knowledge and critical awareness of the chosen subject
Have gained an in-depth advanced knowledge of the particular subject
Demonstrate the ability to be a self directed, problem solving and autonomous learner
Be able to critically evaluate the literature in the field
To demonstrate the ability to synthesise the chosen literature and develop new formulations of the arguments

Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Aisha Holloway
Tel: (0131 6)51 1525
Email: Aisha.Holloway@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Sergio Mori Sierra
Tel: (0131 6)50 4661
Email: sergio.mori@ed.ac.uk
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