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Postgraduate Course: Research Methodologies (GMED11029)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis course will give an introduction to the genetics and statistics of brain ageing, human and animal brain imaging, and research governance. It will be a more practical focused course covering the research methodologies of each area.
Course description SEMESTER 1, WEEK 1
Genetics 1

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 2
Genetics 2

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 3
Genetics 3

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 4
Research management 1 - governance

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 5
Research management 2 - ethics

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 6
Research management 3 $ data management

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 7
Cognitive ageing overview
Statistics 1

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 8
Statistics 2

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 9
Statistics 3

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 10
Statistics 4

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 11
Statistics 5

SEMESTER 1, WEEK 12
Statistics 6

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 1
Communication of research findings 1

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 2
Communication of research findings 2

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 3
Human and animal brain imaging 1

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 4
Human and animal brain imaging 2

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 5
Human and animal brain imaging 3

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 6
Human and animal brain imaging 4

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 7
Research management 4 - recruitment

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 8
Research management 5 - involvement of participants
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) 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) Two MCQ assessments one at the end of each semester (50% each).
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Learning Outcomes
Learning objectives

& Genetics of brain ageing
& Statistics of brain ageing
& Human and animal brain imaging
& Research governance
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserProf John Starr
Tel:
Email: jstarr@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryDr Beverly Roberts
Tel: (0131 6)50 3368
Email: beverly.roberts@ed.ac.uk
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