Postgraduate Course: Research Proposal (Neuroscience) (NEBM11007)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This is a compulsory course for the MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience as part of Research Project 1.
This comprises a research proposal for a 3 year plan of work that would be suitable for a PhD project, that builds on or is related to the research you are conducting in your first research project (Jan-April). You work on the research proposal during your research project 1 and submit at the end of this period normally in April. General guidance is provided on how to formulate and prepare a research proposal.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Additional Information (Learning and Teaching)
Not online distance learning
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Research Proposal («2500 words): 100%
||Formative feedback: oral and/or written feedback from your supervisor on a draft version of the research proposal
Summative feedback: written feedback on your research proposal
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Display knowledge, understanding and awareness of the current state of research in a particular neuroscience research field.
- Display skills in formulating a research hypothesis and experimental aims.
- Display skills in design of experiments and contemporary methods and techniques in neuroscience research
- Display skills in writing a persuasive research proposal for future research.
|Course organiser||Dr Emma Wood
Tel: (0131 6)50 3531
|Course secretary||Ms Jenn Liedtke
Tel: (0131 6)50 3160