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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences : Global Health

Postgraduate Course: Family Medicine Research Project (GLHE11085)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health 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 Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryThe project gives the student an opportunity to pursue a topic in-depth and to develop research and independent enquiry skills.
Course description The project builds on the knowledge and skills attained in the previous 140 credits of the programme. Students will identify a problem relevant to family medicine, construct a research question and choose and apply appropriate research methods to answer this question. The research project will be completed to ethical standards set by the University of Edinburgh and within the designated time frame. Students will be expected to work autonomously with regular supervision and guidance provided. The research project will contribute to the practice of family medicine.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed:
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Course Start Date 09/01/2023
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 8, Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 8, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 376 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Completion and writing up of a research project relevant to family medicine (100%)
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Critically review, consolidate and extend knowledge, skills, practices and thinking in the approach to family medicine.
  2. Demonstrate and work with a critical understanding of a range of research methods.
  3. Work autonomously and reflectively.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsFamily medicine,primary care,community medicine
Contacts
Course organiserDr Robin Ramsay
Tel:
Email: robin.ramsay@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Michelle Hart
Tel: (0131 6)50 6525
Email: michelle.hart@ed.ac.uk
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