Postgraduate Course: Disorders Discussions and Key Methodologies II (Translational Neuroscience) (NEBM12001)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Students will participate in regular tutorials, seminars, workshops and clinic visits to further their understanding of clinical research and issues related to translation of fundamental research into the
clinic. Attendance at Clinics and Workshops are core elements and attendance at engagement of students will be monitored. Repeat non-attendance may result in penalties.
This course is only available to students enrolled on the Integrated 4 Year PhD in Translational Neuroscience.
Students will participate in regular tutorials, seminars, workshops and clinic visits to further their understanding of clinical research and issues related to translation of fundamental research into the
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 "Disorders Discussions and Key Methodologies II".
The aim of the course is to extend the knowledge acquired on Disorders Discussions and Key Methodologies I. Through a combination of regular tutorials, seminars, workshops and clinic
visits the students will develop further their understanding of:
- Clinical research
- Patient issues
- The translation of fundamental research into the clinic
- New methodologies contributing to translational research
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 100,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 3,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||100% coursework (presentation)
The presentation must be passed in order to pass the course.
||Students will be provided with appropriate feedback on their presentation.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Enhance the students understanding of clinical research and research in related fields beyond the scope of their own PhD
- Enhance the students understanding of new fundamental and clinical methodologies
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Generic cognitive skills (e.g. evaluation, critical analysis);
Communication, numeracy and IT skills; and
Autonomy, accountability and working with others.
|Course organiser||Prof David Price
Tel: (0131 6)50 3262
|Course secretary||Ms Fiona Giles
Tel: (0131 6)51 5470