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Course Overview

This course offers students the opportunity to gain experience of the different processes involved in scientific research or other scholarly investigation in
either in a laboratory, clinical, academic or public health setting, under the supervision of an experienced researcher. Topics available will be varied but
within the domain of their field of study. All projects offered will have a defined research question, a full protocol and where appropriate all regulatory
approvals before the start of the project.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
  • Dr Fiona Marshall

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (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

To give the students direct experience of the different processes involved in scientific research, either in a laboratory, clinical or public health setting.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: individual report (10%); project plan (15%); project report (60%); reflective report (15%).

Resit: 30 minute Oral Examination plus Resubmision of Literature Review

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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