Undergraduate Course: Review Essay for Infectious Disease (MIBM10053)
|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||This is a compulsory course for the Infectious Diseases honours programme.
This course consists of the production of a review essay which links to the topic of the research project.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2020/21, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||ICA assessment of review essay (100%)
||Every effort will be made to return marks and to provide relevant feedback to students within 15 working days following submission of the review essay.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Production of a substantial review essay which assesses literature and data on a topic realted to the research project
- Analysis and evaluation of the scientific literature and data, as necessary
- Planning and structuring of a major review essay
|The following books are recommended as background reading and general reference texts:|
┐ Mims┐ Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease, 6th edition (Elsevier)
┐ Medical Microbiology, Patrick R. Murray, Ken S. Rosenthal, Michael A. Pfaller. 8th edition (Elsevier)
You are expected to be familiar with relevant infection and immunity content which you will have covered in previous years ┐ make sure you review this to thoroughly refresh your understanding of these topics. Access to the Medical Microbiology 3 and Biomedical Sciences 3 courses┐ lecture contents is available in Learn for intercalating students.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Douglas Roy
Tel: (0131) 242 6279
|Course secretary||Mr Cameron Scally
Tel: (0131 6)50 9414