Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (Zhejiang) (BIME11099)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Dissertation based on the research project
Research Project Dissertation
This course consists of the preparation of a substantial, authoritative dissertation based on the research carried out in the laboratory project, under the guidance of the project supervisor(s), and as appropriate the Programme Director.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| none
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 71,
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 40,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Formative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 18,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Individual meetings will be held with each student by the project supervisor(s) and the Programme Director, to give advice and guide the preparation of the dissertation. Following the submission of the dissertation written feedback on the assessed work will be provided individually.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- The development of knowledge and understanding of current research topics in the field of Biomedical Sciences
- The development and demonstration of the ability to critically evaluate the relevance and significance of the outcomes of the Research Project in relation to previous knowledge
- The development and demonstration of written communication skills in presenting and discussing their project with others
- The development and demonstration of the ability to work independently under the guidance of their supervisor(s) to achieve desired outcomes
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Evaluation and critical analysis skills, in understanding the relevance and importance of the findings of the research project in relation to previous knowledge.
Communication and IT skills, in preparing and submitting an appropriately structured dissertation.
Autonomy and collaborative skills in preparing the dissertation independently with guidance from the project supervisor(s) and Programme Director.
||This course is only open to Zhejiang University Biomedical Sciences students
|Course organiser||Prof Mayank Dutia
Tel: (0131 6)50 3252
|Course secretary||Mr Lyndon Zahra
Tel: (0131) 651 5232