Postgraduate Course: Research Training (Neuroscience) (NEBM11016)
|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 related to Research Project 2
Original research is undertaken in an approved neuroscience research group as part of your Research Project 2 (April-August). It is permissible for this to be an extension of the same project and/or in the same laboratory as project 1. During this time you develop awareness of a new research field or develop your awareness of a research field related to that in project 1. You develop and apply research skills to address a particular research question and aims.
The assessment is made up of two parts:
- An illustrated oral presentation of the work related to Project 2 (15 credits)
- Supervisor report of project 2. This comprises a report from the project supervisor on the standard of your laboratory work (5 credits).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Summative Assessment Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||In course assessment by project supervisor: 25%
Presentation of project work:75%
||Formative feedback: Oral and/or written feedback from your supervisor on a draft version of the oral communication.
Summative feedback: written feedback on your oral communication
|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 understanding of methods and techniques used in contemporary neuroscience research.
- Display skills in qualitative/quantitative analysis of neuroscience data
- Communicate research findings and ideas effectively to a neuroscience audience by oral presentation.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Emma Wood
Tel: (0131 6)50 3531
|Course secretary||Ms Jenn Liedtke
Tel: (0131 6)50 3160