Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (Clinical Education) (MEED11021)
|School||Edinburgh Medical School
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This will be an original piece of work that demonstrates the ability to undertake a scholarly investigation into an issue relating to Clinical Education. This can also take the form of a paper for publication, in addition to a supporting commentary document.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
||Other requirements|| 120 taught credits passed with 50% average mark
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 15,
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 20,
Online Activities 24,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 5,
Formative Assessment Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 54,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||A dissertation of a maximum of 15,000 words will be required. This will be an original piece of work that demonstrates the ability to undertake an investigation into an issue relating to Clinical Education. The dissertation can also take the form of a paper for publication, in addition to a supporting commentary document.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Define and carry out an appropriate literature search and critically appraise relevant literature, which successfully contextualised their proposed study.
- Choose appropriate research methods for collecting and analysing data and apply ethical principles and analysis to research, seeking appropriate ethical approval and obtain and record informed consent for participation in research.
- Undertake work in accordance with appropriate regulations such as the Data Protection Act
- Analyse research data, synthesise findings and draw appropriate conclusions, propose next steps in the research project.
- Disseminate research findings, and where possible write a scientific paper suitable for publication.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Online environments are used for the teaching, learning and assessment of all courses on the MSc programme. This includes the Waverley Suite, allowing interactive visual, audio, textural and graphical modes of communication, in the same synchronous or asynchronous event.
|Course organiser||Mrs Gillian Aitken
Tel: 0131 242 6536
|Course secretary||Mrs Debbie Spence
Tel: (0131 6)51 6536