Postgraduate Course: MScR Dissertation in Optical Medical Imaging (CHEM11062)
|School||School of Chemistry
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||A research and professional skills training tailored to the student's area of interest in the theme of Optical Medical Imaging which will develop conceptual and analytical skills specific to that area, leading to a dissertation describing original research.
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)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 40,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 28,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
||Feedback provided by research supervisor and co- /assistant supervisor in the form of both research group meetings and 1:1 project updates as appropriate.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge & understanding of their chosen research field including a critique of best practice in the subject area.
- Demonstrate required research-specific practical skills and techniques resulting in original research outputs, including a foundation in research design and management; written, numerical, and analytical skills; production of scientific reports.
- Demonstrate critical thinking in a research project context including critical analysis and management of data, judging the relationship between theory and methodology, and assessment of the appropriate techniques and/or data analysis to address the research question.
- Demonstrate the development of transferable skills including written, visual and oral dissemination of research findings, teamwork, project management, and organisational skills.
- Demonstrate the capability to produce an original piece of scientific research in the chosen research area.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Colin Campbell
Tel: 0131 651 3049
|Course secretary||Ms Brittany Bovenzi
Tel: (0131 6)50 4830