Undergraduate Course: Infectious Diseases Synoptic Examination (MIBM10042)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This is a compulsory course for the Infectious Diseases honours programme.
This course consists of a synoptic examination assessing general expertise in Infectious Diseases.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Feedback for the exam will be provided upon request.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||1:30|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Analyse a complex infectious disease-related problem and, as an outcome of this analysis, draw on the full extent of your learning to identify key themes, prioritise challenges or new opportunities related to the problem and propose and justify potential solutions.
- Use critical evaluation in the selection and presentation of evidence to support a position and develop a recommendation or exercise judgement.
- Communicate your analysis and response to an ¿open-ended¿ infectious disease-related question or statement via the planning and synthesis of a personal, balanced, coherent and logical written discussion.
- Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in the production of a relevant response to a previously unseen statement or question.
|-Mims, Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease, 6th edition (Elsevier)|
-Medical Microbiology, Patrick R. Murray, Ken S. Rosenthal, Michael A. Pfaller. 8th edition (Elsevier)
-Janeway's Immunobiology, Kenneth Murray, Casey Weaver, 9th Edition, (Garland Science)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Douglas Roy
Tel: (0131) 242 6279
|Course secretary||Mr Craig Brown
Tel: (0131 6)50 9414