Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (VESC11184)
|School||Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This final year dissertation is a standalone research project where students will have the opportunity to employ the skills and knowledge developed earlier in the programme to undertake novel, publication quality research in Conservation Genetics or Wildlife Forensics.
Single research project and written dissertation including:
Data Analysis and Interpretation
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex challenges in global wildfire conservation and law enforcement.
- Demonstrate how to plan a significant project of research, investigation or development to advance conservation genetic or wildlife forensic applications.
- Analyse complex issues and propose solutions, even in the absence of complete or consistent information.
- Be able to effectively engage with a range stakeholders and contribute to the development of conservation policy and practice.
- Take responsibility for making informed judgements that address current challenges in wildlife conservation and law enforcement.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Rob Ogden
Tel: (0131 6)51 7428
|Course secretary||Mr Michael Winpenny
Tel: (0131 6)50 8825