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Postgraduate Course: Project Presentation and Defence (Zhejiang) (BIME11102)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryProject presentation and oral defence of the project and dissertation
Course description Project presentation and defence

This course consists of the preparation and delivery of a presentation outlining the main outcomes of the research project and their possible significance, novelty and limitations in relation to previous knowledge; and an oral (viva) defence of the written dissertation
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 194 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 100% coursework: presentation x%, oral defence x%
Feedback Individual meetings will be held with each student by the project supervisor(s) and the Programme Director, to give advice and guide the preparation of the project presentation. Following the project presentation and viva written feedback on the assessed work will be provided individually
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. The development of knowledge and understanding of current research topics in the field of Biomedical Sciences
  2. The development and demonstration of the ability to critically evaluate the outcomes of the research project in relation to current knowledge
  3. The development and demonstration of communication skills in presenting and discussing the outcomes of the research project with others
  4. The development and demonstration of the ability to work independently under the guidance of their supervisor(s) to achieve desired outcomes
Learning Resources
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Evaluation and critical analysis skills, in assessing the outcomes of the research project in relation to current knowledge.
Communication and IT skills, in preparing and delivering an appropriately structured project presentation, and in oral discussion of the dissertation.
Autonomy and collaborative skills in preparing the project presentation independently with guidance from the project supervisor(s) and as appropriate the Programme Director.
Special Arrangements This course is only open to Zhejiang University Biomedical Sciences students
Study Abroad no
KeywordsProject Presentation,Defence
Course organiserProf Mayank Dutia
Tel: (0131 6)50 3252
Course secretaryMr Lyndon Zahra
Tel: (0131) 651 5232
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