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Undergraduate Course: Student Selected Component 1 (MBCH08006)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh Medical School CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryA student selected Clinical Options Project (COP) will be undertaken in small groups with the help of a tutor. The group decides how to tackle the problem, investigate it and deliver an answer in the form of a poster presentation.
Course description Not entered
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 Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 1, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 20, Online Activities 20, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Other Study Hours 75, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 75 )
Additional Information (Learning and Teaching) The students are split into three equal cohorts and the course is delivered 3 times a week
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 50 %, Practical Exam 50 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Assessment of poster /viva for the group, and an individual mark based on course work.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. As a scholar and scientist, on completion of SSC1, the successful student will be able to take a scholarly and scientific approach to setting and addressing questions for a group project, to achieve evidence-informed understanding of a medically-related topic.
  2. As a practitioner, on completion of SSC1, the successful student will be able to communicate using research tools such as questionnaires, demonstrate understanding of the relevant clinical focus of the project and use online databases, library resources and computers to seek out current information, analyse data and create and share new information.
  3. As a professional, on completion of SSC1, the successful student will be able to plan and take a reflective approach to personal learning and contributions to a similar project guided by the tutor and the intended learning outcomes and demonstrate understanding of the core ethical, professional and legal responsibilities expected of medical students and doctors, work successfully with a project group, and attend to personal health, wellbeing and professional development.
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Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information The students are split inot three equal cohorts and the course is delivered 3 times a week on Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning.
KeywordsNot entered
Course organiser Course secretaryMiss Hedwig Ponjee
Tel: 0131 242 6407
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