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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Biomedical Sciences : Neuroscience (Biomedical Sciences)

Postgraduate Course: Masters Dissertation (Neuroscience) (NEBM11002)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits80 ECTS Credits40
SummaryStudents carry out original research in an approved laboratory and prepare a scientific report presented in the form of a thesis.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Presenting Neuroscience Research Data (NEBM11005) AND Research Proposal (Neuroscience) (NEBM11007) AND Review of Neuroscience (NEBM11011) AND Research Training (Neuroscience) (NEBM11016)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 800 ( Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 40, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 16, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 743 )
Additional Information (Learning and Teaching) Not online distance learning
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Oral presentation: 30%
Written report (10,000 words): 70%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Acquire skills in design of experiments and contemporary methods and techniques in neuroscience research
  2. Obtain and analyse quantitative neuroscience data
  3. Write coherent and scholarly scientific reports
  4. Acquire skills in oral presentation of research findings
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.mscneuro.mvm.ed.ac.uk/
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNeuroscience,Dissertation
Contacts
Course organiserDr Thomas Becker
Tel: 0131 242 7983
Email: thomas.becker@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Jenn Liedtke
Tel: (0131 6)50 3160
Email: Jennifer.Liedtke@ed.ac.uk
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