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

Undergraduate Course: Physiology Synoptic Exam (PYBM10034)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThe Synoptic exam is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their broad knowledge of physiology as obtained throughout their honours year, to show both originality of thought and breadth of knowledge. In the exam the students will write an essay based on one of several broad essay titles. Students will be expected to synthesise knowledge from across their learning experience, to craft their thoughts into a coherent structure and argument, and to support their argument with evidence from physiological research.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs 0
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2021/22, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  10
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 96 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 100 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 100% written exam
Feedback During Semester 2, you will be given an opportunity to practice using a past paper, and feedback will be given, as part of the ┬┐Skills┬┐ strand of the Core Course.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
Practise to how structure a critical and logically argued general essay in physiology bringing evidence from across the honours year(s).
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements 0
KeywordsPHYS_Syp
Contacts
Course organiserDr Carole Torsney
Tel: (0131 6)51 9881
Email: Carole.Torsney@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Stewart Smith
Tel:
Email: stewart3.smith@ed.ac.uk
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