Postgraduate Course: Regenerative Medicine Industrial placement (GMED11114)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||A project on a topic relevant to applications of stem cells in medicine and industry
Practical projects will be carried out in external industrial laboratories, developed through interactions with the Scottish Stem Cell Network
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Online Activities 24,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 24,
Formative Assessment Hours 24,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||1. Over the course of the placement, each student will be expected to make two presentations, each of which contributes 40% to the final mark.
a. The first presentation will deal with their project: the students will present the basic goals of their project, its relationship to the general field of Regenerative Medicine, and any publications from the scientific or commercial literature (eg patents) relevant to their project. This presentation would normally take place between weeks 2-4 of the project.
b. The second presentation will describe their progress in the project, how they have progressed towards their goals and any unexpected pitfalls hindering progress. This would normally take place between weeks 7-9.
2. Students will be expected to take part in a weekly online meeting/webinar (using Adobe Connect as the online platform). These will be moderated and individual student contributions will be assessed; this will contribute 20% of the final mark.
|No Exam Information
| - Development of practical experimental skills
- Development of skills in planning and judgement
- Development of analytical and communication skills
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Paul Travers
Tel: (0131) 242 9458
|Course secretary||Dr Beverly Roberts
Tel: (0131 6)50 3368
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