Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (Quantitative Genetics and Genome Analysis) (PGBI11011)
|School||School of Biological Sciences
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Full time research for 3 months on a topic in the field of population and quantitative genetics and genome analysis. Projects will involve the statistical analysis and interpretation of genetic data from theoretical, animal, plant or human populations.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Available to all students (SV1)
||Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||100% assignment (Masters dissertation)
|No Exam Information
| At the end of the months the student will be able to;
1) Planned a research project, including sourcing and interpreting the current relevant scientific literature.
2) Acquired the necessary skills in statistical analysis.
3) Adjusted objectives in the light of their own results.
4) Placed their own work in the context of published work.
5) Write and present a body of scientific work in the form of an academic thesis.
6) Summarise their findings in an oral presentation to academics and other scientists in the field
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Andrew Leigh-Brown
Tel: (0131 6)50 5523
|Course secretary||Mrs Jennifer Morris
Tel: (0131 6)50 5513
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