Postgraduate Course: Zoonotic diseases in a global setting (EMND11029)
|School||Deanery 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||This is an advanced course in zoonotic diseases that develops many of the themes from Zoonotic disease INAH11004 and places them within the wider global context.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Zoonotic disease (INAH11004)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Online Activities 25,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Additional Information (Learning and Teaching)
This course will be delivered online through Learn.
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Formal summative written assessment will constitute 60% of the student's grade. Online discussion in both a synchronous and asynchronous environment will contribute further to the final mark. In combination with the submission of electronic course assignments, these elements will provide the remaining 40% of the final mark.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Appreciate the role of zoonoses in our changing world.
- Understand the evolution of these parasites, and the pressure that has shaped their population.
- Appreciate the biogeography of zoonoses.
- Understand the integration of human, animal and ecosystem health in the control and prevention of these diseases.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course will be taught entirely be distance learning, using the virtual learning environment of Learn as the delivery platform. Course materials are protected by a secure username and password. These access details are made available for registered users only.
|Course organiser||Dr Kim Picozzi
Tel: (0131 6)50 6257
|Course secretary||Miss Lauren Sandford
Tel: (0131 6)51 5470
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