Undergraduate Course: Research Project (DENT10001)
|Deanery of Clinical Sciences
|College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 10 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
|Not available to visiting students
|The area of study in this course will include your research project as well as reflective portfolios, case based learning and journal clubs.
Semester one; During this course, you will conduct a research project, and continue with reflective portfolio sessions, case-based learning and journal clubs. The research project is an extension of the Literature Review which you will conduct in your 3rd year of study. This is intended to consolidate the knowledge and skills you will have acquired throughout this course in relation to critical analysis and evaluation of scientific literature. The dissertation will allow you to demonstrate your intellectual ability and enable you to make an extensive exploration of the subject matter you have chosen for research.
Semester two; In this final semester, you will complete your research project, and continue with reflective portfolio sessions, case-based learning and journal clubs. The dissertation will allow you to demonstrate your intellectual ability and present your academic research utilising the professional skills you have acquired in undergraduate education.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
|Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
|Assessment (Further Info)
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|Additional Information (Assessment)
|Course work 100%
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Undertake an enhanced literature review
- Demonstrate clear and efficient management of the completion of their dissertation, in the allotted timescale.
- Demonstrate the ability of autonomous working.
- Continue to demonstrate engagement with reflective practice and case-based learning.
- Understand the benefit of team working and sharing knowledge and experience with peers.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Mrs Margaret Ross
Tel: 0131 (536 4997)
|Ms Shereen Arabshahi
Tel: (0131) 536 4964