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MD4002   Medicine: Honours 4 (Student-selected component)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 40

ECTS credits : 20

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Available only to students enrolled in the BSc Honours Medicine programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

Students will undertake an Honours level Student-Selected Component (SSC) research project. This SSC will enable students to pursue an area of their own particular interest at an advanced level. SSCs will involve one of the following: - lab/data based research project assessed by dissertation and oral presentation - critical review project assessed by dissertation and oral presentation.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MD3001 and pass MD3002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: To be arranged.

Scheduled learning hours: 5

Guided independent study hours: 395

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Lab/data based research or critical review project assessed by dissertation (100%) and oral presentation (0% of grade but which must be passed).

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

Re-assessment: re-assessment work: (dissertation if failed at original sitting; oral presentation if failed at original sitting) may be done over the summer months and submitted at the resit diet.


Module coordinator: Dr J A Tello