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PU5911: SPECIALIST RESEARCH PROJECT IN HUMAN NUTRITION (2019-2020)

Last modified: 17 Jun 2019 12:22


Course Overview

This applied research project, completed under the guidance of two supervisors, will give direct experience of the different processes involved in scientific research either in a laboratory, clinical or public health setting. A wide range of research topics will be offered covering the nutrition subjects studied in the taught course. Projects are carried out at the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, School of Medical and Dentistry or Aberdeen Royal Infirmary; projects may also be undertaken in other institutions in the UK or overseas where suitable supervision can be identified.

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Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Third Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Janet Kyle

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This applied course leads on from the 30 credit research project management course (MT5811) and will continue to build on taught courses, in stages 1 and 2, covering the core nutrition research elements. It will be supervised by two experts, both in topic area and methodology.

Individual research projects are student and supervisor led. The student will manage their project under the guidance and support of the supervisor. Teaching and learning for this course will involve primarily self-study, discussions with research project supervisors and practical work. You will which will provide you with a theoretical background and applied knowledge for each topic. 


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown

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Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Oral Presentation: Individual

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Supervisor's Report

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Project Report/Dissertation

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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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