Postgraduate Course: Dissertation in Transfusion, Transplantation & Tissue Banking (GMED11008)
|Deanery of Clinical Sciences
|College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Not available to visiting students
|The course enables students to develop an appreciation of the nature of biomedical research and the scientific method. The course therefore complements the taught aspects of the course.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
|Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
|Assessment (Further Info)
Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Assessment Methods
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|The Unit will be assessed by an assignment comprising a review of the literature pertaining to the chosen project (20 marks). The project work itself will be written up in the form of a dissertation, incorporating the literature review as an introduction (12,000-15,000 words).
|No Exam Information
| Each project will be supervised by an experienced research scientist from the within the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service or the student's place of work. Students will be encouraged to discuss the available projects with the supervisors in order to select a project for investigation. Guidance will be provided in areas such as hypothesis setting, experimental design, research statistics, scientific writing and project regulations. Formal instruction will also be given in Research Method and Ethics, and relevant statistical techniques.
Students will undertake the project over the course of their final year. This will be in their place of work, providing that the project and facilities available are approved and adequately supervised.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Ms Anne Thomson
Tel: 0141 357 7700
|Miss Sarah Jones
Tel: (0131) 651 4932
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