Postgraduate Course: Grant application (Biomedical Sciences) (IBMS11003)
|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||Students to develop a PhD project proposal and write it up in the style of a grant application. This course is only available to students enrolled on the Dual Award Integrated 4 Year PhD in Integrative Biomedical Sciences.
The 4 Year PhD in Integrative Biomedical Sciences is a training programme focused on common biomedical disorders across the life-course. The goal of the programme is to advance knowledge, expertise and skills in fundamental and translational research. As part of the PhD programme, students are expected to take this course 'Grant Application'.
The aim of this course is to provide the students with the skills required to understand and present their proposed PhD project.
In consultation with their proposed supervisors the students will develop a proposal for a 3 year PhD project and present it in the style of a grant application.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Coursework: 100%«br /»
ICA will consist of:«br /»
PhD Research Grant Proposal «br /»
||Formative feedback will be provided. Appropriate supervisors/tutors will provide feedback on the draft grant application before it is submitted for marking.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Acquire skills in the experimental design and use of contemporary scientific methods and techniques in research.
- Acquire skills in writing grant proposals
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||1. Knowledge and understanding
2. Generic cognitive skills
3. Communication, ICT and Numeracy skills
|Course organiser||Dr David Arnot
Tel: (0131 6)50 5503
|Course secretary||Ms Cristina Matthews
Tel: (0131 6)51 1346