Postgraduate Course: Research Project Proposal (BIME11065)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Students are required to prepare a detailed research proposal in consultation with their chosen supervisor. Based on the area of research of either project 1 or project 2, students should write a proposal for a future related research project (out-with the MSc) in the form of a grant application for a 3-year programme of research.
This course aims to develop skills relevant to the design, development and presentation of proposals for novel research in the biomedical sciences. Students will develop a research idea based on one of the 2 projects that they undertake Biomedical Science programme. The scope of the proposal will be determined by the student but typically would include a grant application of the type typically submitted to funding councils.
The course will include a mandatory taught element of workshops that will allow students to enhance skills developed in the course of the programme and reflect on their experience in the course and how this can be transferred to a range of professional activities.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||1 research project plan write-up (5000 words) = 100%
||Feedback will be provided to students throughout the programme, by staff involved in the core taught element, peer group activities and by individual supervisors overseeing the research projects.
Anonymous markers provide feedback on the research proposal assignment and student will receive feedback on the oral presentations.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- The purpose of the project plan is to ascertain that students have a thorough knowledge of the relevant literature, can make a critical appraisal of the key material in it and can place their own proposed project in its context
- To ascertain that students can accurately report the work already done and its significance
|Resources will be made available within LEARN|
|Course organiser||Dr Paul Le Tissier
Tel: (0131 6)50 3107
|Course secretary||Miss Fiona Brodie
Tel: (0131 6)51 5997