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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences : Global Health

Postgraduate Course: Family Medicine Research Methods (GLHE11084)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course will provide students with the opportunity to develop practical research skills required to plan and carry out a research project.
Course description This course will prepare students for their forth coming project. They will be introduced to a range of research designs and skills necessary to explore a topic related to family medicine. This will include generating research questions, exploring methodologies, ethical issues, locating and appraising the literature and methods of data collection and analysis.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 10, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 2, Online Activities 70, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 10, Formative Assessment Hours 10, Revision Session Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 92 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Write a proposal for research project (30%)
Plan, carry out and write up a literature review (70%)
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of a range of research methodologies and methods
  2. Apply knowledge skills and understanding in planning a research project
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsFamily medicine,primary care,community medicine
Contacts
Course organiserDr David Fearon
Tel:
Email: d.fearon@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Michelle Hart
Tel: (0131 6)50 6525
Email: michelle.hart@ed.ac.uk
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