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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Biomedical Sciences : Neuroscience (Biomedical Sciences)

Postgraduate Course: Diploma Dissertation (Neuroscience) (NEBM11003)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryStudents use library and other web-based or text-based resources to prepare an original report on an area of neuroscience research.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Review of Neuroscience (NEBM11001) AND Research Training I (Neuroscience) (NEBM11004) AND Presenting Neuroscience Research Data (NEBM11005) AND Research Proposal (Neuroscience) (NEBM11007) AND
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Masters Dissertation (Neuroscience) (NEBM11002)
Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 10, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 382 )
Additional Information (Learning and Teaching) Not online distance learning
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Written Dissertation (5000 words): 100%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Understand principles of design of experiments and in contemporary methods and techniques in neuroscience research
  2. Analyse and present quantitative neuroscience data
  3. Write coherent and scholarly scientific reports
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.mscneuro.mvm.ed.ac.uk/
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Keywordsneuroscience, diploma, dissertation
Contacts
Course organiserDr Thomas Becker
Tel: 0131 242 7983
Email: thomas.becker@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Marie-Therese Talensby
Tel: (0131 6)50 3780
Email: M.T.Talensby@ed.ac.uk
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