Postgraduate Course: Research Project for Drug Discovery & Protein Biotechnology (PGBI11093)
|School||School of Biological Sciences
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The course involves a research topic involving the design of a biologic drug. This will be computationally based.
1 Introduction to the research project. Priming students on main problem to be assessed and guidance to the on-line modules that will prepare them for it.
2 Virtual Classroom. Introduction to assessing work, illustrated by a range of abilities; recognizing plagiarism.
3&4 Virtual Class room to give feedback on Week 2 task.
Subsequent weeks Carry out the research work. After week 10, virtual classroom presentations on progress in a rolling seminar programme. Regular on-line virtual classroom to discuss progress.
Three weeks before hand in Submission of draft for comment.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Research Project Dissertation write up = 70%
Pebblepad webfolio work = 30%
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Learning the skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out a novel research project.
- Ability to report a research project in a coherent manner in an accepted academic style.
- Acquire skills to find information from literature and to assess it critically.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
Clear writing in an acceptable academic style
|Course organiser||Dr Douglas Houston
Tel: (0131 6)50 7358
|Course secretary||Mrs Claire Black
Tel: (0131 6)50 8637