Postgraduate Course: Grant Application (Translational Neuroscience) (NEBM11010)
|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 Integrated 4 Year PhD in Translational
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.
The Wellcome Trust 4 Year PhD in Translational Neuroscience is a training programme focused on common human brain diseases across the life course. The goal of the programme is to advance knowledge, expertise and skills in clinical translation. As part of the PhD programme, students are expected to take this course "Grant Application (Translational Neuroscience)". The aim of this course is to provide the students with the skills required to understand and present their proposed PhD project. The grant application that results will be submitted to the Wellcome Trust and is a requirement of the Trust to secure the release of funds for the PhD project.
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)
ICA will consist of: PhD Research Grant Proposal (100%)
The grant proposal must be passed in order to pass the course.
||Formative feedback will be provided. Appropriate supervisors/tutors will provide feedback on a draft the 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 design of experiments and use of contemporary methods and techniques in neuroscience/clinical research
- Acquire skills in writing grant proposals
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Knowledge and understanding
Generic cognitive skills
Communication, ICT and numeracy skills
|Course organiser||Prof David Price
Tel: (0131 6)50 3262
|Course secretary||Ms Lisa Kilcullen
Tel: (0131 6)51 4075