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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Biomedical Sciences : Biomedical Sciences

Postgraduate Course: An Introduction of Project Cycle Management (BIME11035)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Biomedical 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 describes the project cycle and use of planning tools such as log frames; monitoring and evaluation approaches; capacity assessments and stakeholder analysis. We thoroughly recommend any students wishing to complete the 'Project Cycle Management and Funding Application Preparation' course in their final year to select this elective.
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 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Course Start Date 26/02/2018
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 98 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Formal summative written assessment will constitute 60% of the student's grade. Online assessment will incorporate a variety of activities will constitute 40% of their overall course grade and is taken to represent a formative assessment of learning throughout the programme.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Understand the need for and the application of basic tools used in project and programme management including 'Results Chains' and Logical Frameworks, especially where overseas development aid is being used.
  2. Read, interpret and have an understanding of the application of the DFID approach to log frames and how these requirements feed through into the articulation of baselines, project/programme monitoring and evaluation and longer term impact assessment.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.globalhealth.mvm.ed.ac.uk/InfectiousDiseases/home.html
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Kim Picozzi
Tel: (0131 6)50 6257
Email: Kim.Picozzi@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Sarah Fraser
Tel: (0131 6)50 3289
Email: s.fraser@ed.ac.uk
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