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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies : Animal Welfare and Animal Behaviour

Postgraduate Course: Literature Review (AWAB11027)

Course Outline
SchoolRoyal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits30 ECTS Credits15
SummaryThe Literature Review will be written as a Review article seen in a Scientific Journal with an Abstract, Introduction, main body of text, Discussion and Reference list. The student will be expected to collate information, present this in a structured way, to add thoughts and ideas, and relate this to animal welfare.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs travel costs / extra living costs, depending on location of study
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesThe topics covered in the Literature Review are integrated with those covered in previous courses.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
Additional Information (Learning and Teaching) 33.3% of Dissertation mark for AWAB
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Literature review will be worth 30 credits.
This will allow students to complete a diploma (30 Lit Review, 90 from taught part = 120).
Masters students will gain 30 credits (30 Lit review, 60 Experimental paper, 90 from taught part)
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No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
& Gather, interpret and discuss previous scientific research
& Demonstrate in-depth understanding of Animal Welfare issues
& Gain skills in planning, organisation and timekeeping
& Be able to create and present a reference list
& Gain knowledge about scientific writing and presentation skills
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements None
KeywordsReview, Information, Structure, Presentation, Animal Welfare
Contacts
Course organiserDr Susan Jarvis
Tel: (0131 6)51 7326
Email: Susan.Jarvis@sruc.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Willie Van-Wijde
Tel: (0131 6)51 3914
Email: Willie.van.Wijde@ed.ac.uk
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