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Postgraduate Course: Poster Presentation (Zhejiang) (BIME11101)

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
SummaryPoster presentation at the end of the initial 6-week taught component of the MSc Biomedical Sciences (Zhejiang) programme, on the research area in which the student will undertake their project
Course description Research topics of current interest in Biomedical Sciences

Students enrolled on the MSc Biomedical Sciences (Zhejiang) programme will select the topic of their laboratory research project during the initial 6-week taught component of the programme. This course consists of a series of research seminars given by Principal Investigators representing different Research Centres and Institutes in Edinburgh. Students will select their research project based on these seminars and through interactions with potential project supervisors and the Programme Director, during this course. At the end of the course in Week 6, students prepare and present a Poster on their chosen research project describing the aims of the project they are about to undertake, the relevance and importance of the proposed research, the experimental and data analysis techniques to be used and the potential challenges, and the anticipated outcomes.
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 Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 96 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 100% coursework (poster and presentation)
Feedback Individual meetings will be held with each student by the research project supervisor(s) and the Programme Director in advance of the Poster presentation, to guide the preparation of the Poster. Following the Poster presentation written feedback on the assessed work will be provided individually.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. The development of knowledge and understanding of the relevance of their chosen research project in the field of Biomedical Sciences
  2. The development and demonstration of the ability to present the essence of their research project topic in the form of a poster
  3. The development and demonstration of communication skills in presenting and discussing their poster with colleagues and examiners
  4. The development and demonstration of the ability to work independently under the guidance of their supervisor(s) to achieve desired outcomes
Learning Resources
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Evaluation and critical analysis skills, in understanding the relevance and importance of their research project in relation to current research in Biomedical Sciences.
Communication and IT skills, in preparing and presenting an appropriate Poster to fellow students, staff and examiners.
Autonomy and collaborative skills in preparing the Poster through independent research under the guidance of the project supervisor(s) and Programme Director.
Special Arrangements This course is only open to Zhejiang University Biomedical Sciences students
Study Abroad no
KeywordsProject Presentation Zhejiang
Course organiserProf Mayank Dutia
Tel: (0131 6)50 3252
Course secretaryMr Lyndon Zahra
Tel: (0131) 651 5232
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