Undergraduate Course: Pharmacology Project (PHBM10018)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Dissertation based on a library or a laboratory based research project.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Feedback organised with students after hand in.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe a question requiring original research through critical reading of current literature. Formulate one or more testable hypotheses or central arguments from the question.
- Identify appropriate methods and models to test the hypotheses or arguments.
- Obtain information to address the hypotheses or arguments using appropriate investigative techniques and research tools. Critically analyze the evidence obtained to refute or support the hypotheses or arguments.
- Integrate your findings with those of others, and indicate the impact this has on the field and how future work may address outstanding questions.
- Communicate your findings and conclusions effectively through your dissertation, lay-summary, and any associated oral or poster presentations.
|Rang and Dales Pharmacology" 7th edition, 2012, Churchill Livingstone. You are also encouraged to keep abreast of developments in pharmacology and related disciplines by reading current issues of British Journal of Pharmacology, Nature, Drug Discovery, Trends in Pharmacological Sciences (T.I.P.S.) and Trends in Neuroscience (T.I.N.S.) which are available as E-journals in the Main Library.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Wk 1 to 4 part time, wk 5 to 11 full time
|Course organiser||Prof Sue Fleetwood-Walker
Tel: (0131 6)51 1696
|Course secretary||Mr Benjamin Harrison
Tel: (0131 6)51 1824