Postgraduate Course: Family Medicine Project (GLHE11094)
|School||Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The project gives the student an opportunity to pursue a topic in-depth and to develop skills in independent enquiry related to the improvement of family medicine.
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 or aim and choose and apply appropriate research methods to answer this question or achieve this aim. The family medicine 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 family medicine project will contribute to the practice of family medicine.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2023/24, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 14,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 4,
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 6,
Online Activities 140,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 20,
Formative Assessment Hours 20,
Revision Session Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
Completion and writing up of a project relevant to family medicine
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Critically review, consolidate and extend knowledge, skills, practices and thinking in the approach to family medicine.
- Apply a range of standard and specialized instruments and techniques of enquiry in relation to the practice of family medicine.
- Work autonomously and reflectively.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Family medicine,primary care,community medicine
|Course organiser||Dr David Fearon
|Course secretary||Mrs Adele Willoughby
Tel: (0131 6)51 7112