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MT5513: RESEARCH PROJECT 1 (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

The first research project of the MRes programme involves working on an independent research project for 12 weeks prior to completion of a dissertation. It involves utilisation of much of the skills developed throughout the previous semester, and is selected based on student interests and preferences.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Steve Tucker
  • Professor Heather Wallace

Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either MRes Drug Discovery (Studied) or MSc Bio-Business and Medical Sciences (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The research project is conducted under supervision of a research active member of the teaching team in either a laboratory, clinical or library setting. It aims to develop a high level of investigative understanding amongst students providing an opportunity to put much of the learning and teaching experienced through the programme to use. Topics vary depending upon project offerings, although a wide variety of interests in the clinical pharmacology field are always represented.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown


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Summative Assessments

There are no assessments for this course.

Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes


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