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

Undergraduate Course: Physiology Grant Proposal Course (PYBM10033)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis is closely linked to the Research Project and the student┐s project supervisor will act as tutor for this element. The student will be expected to formulate hypotheses linked to their project subject, design a series of experiments to test these hypotheses, and write a Grant Proposal ┐ a mock application for funding in which the student describes the research problem, its importance, the hypotheses, and the experiments you would propose to perform. Guidance will be given on this process in Semester 2.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs 0
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2015/16, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Formative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 96 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 100% ICA
Feedback Students will give an informal oral presentation on their Grant Proposal in Semester 2, after which they will be given verbal feedback on their oral presentation skills and on their grant proposal ideas.
Feedback on a draft of the Grant Proposal will be given by the project supervisor.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
This course will provide insights into the design of experiments and how hypotheses are formulated. Students will be given the task of designing experiments related to their project in the form of a mock grant proposal. Guidance will be given on the suitability of technical approaches, how to achieve aims over a limited timescale
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsPHYS_GP
Contacts
Course organiserDr Mike Ludwig
Tel: (0131 6)50 3275
Email: Mike.Ludwig@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Jenna Mcculloch
Tel: (0131 6)51 5469
Email: Jenna.McCulloch@ed.ac.uk
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