Postgraduate Course: Principles and Practice in Public Engagement with Science (II) (BIME11129)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course provides students with the opportunity to explore, through case studies, innovative approaches to science communication and public engagement with a focus on project development, audience segmentation, collaborations, evaluation, legacy and impact.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Online Activities 25,
Summative Assessment Hours 30,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Project Proposal (60%)
Assessed Discussion (40%)
||Feedback will be ongoing through the online discussion boards.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- To develop a critical understanding and appropriate skills and approaches for project management and development, legacy and impact promotion and marketing.
- To critically appraise a selection of projects using appropriate project management frameworks.
- To develop a critical understanding of the role of evaluation and to develop skills for application in practice.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Students will develop generic cognitive skills (e.g. evaluation, critical analysis) through analysing projects; Communication and IT skills through engagement in the course and analysis of evaluation data and develop a sense of the accountability required in project management together with a sense of team working and collaboration.
||This course will be taught entirely by distance learning, using the virtual learning environment Blackboard Learn as the delivery platform. Course materials are protected by secure username and password access, of which will be made available to matriculated students.
|Course organiser||Dr Elizabeth Stevenson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3258
|Course secretary||Ms Jenn Liedtke
Tel: (0131 6)50 3160