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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Biomedical Sciences : Emerging and Neglected Infectious Diseases

Postgraduate Course: Zoonotic diseases in a global setting (EMND11029)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis is an advanced course in zoonotic diseases that develops many of the themes from Zoonotic disease INAH11004 and places them within the wider global context.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Course Start Date 08/08/2022
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 10, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10, Online Activities 25, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 51 )
Additional Information (Learning and Teaching) This course will be delivered online through Learn.
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Formal summative written assessment will constitute 60% of the student's grade. Online discussion in both a synchronous and asynchronous environment will contribute further to the final mark. In combination with the submission of electronic course assignments, these elements will provide the remaining 40% of the final mark.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Appreciate the role of zoonoses in our changing world.
  2. Understand the evolution of these parasites, and the pressure that has shaped their population.
  3. Appreciate the biogeography of zoonoses.
  4. Understand the integration of human, animal and ecosystem health in the control and prevention of these diseases.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.globalhealth.mvm.ed.ac.uk/InfectiousDiseases/home.html
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements This course will be taught entirely be distance learning, using the virtual learning environment of Learn as the delivery platform. Course materials are protected by a secure username and password. These access details are made available for registered users only.
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Aileen Jordan
Tel:
Email: ahallida@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Dan Yan
Tel: (131 6)515470
Email: Dan.Yan@ed.ac.uk
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