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BP5901: MSC PROJECT (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course comprises a research project, lasting approximately 13 weeks (including write-up time). The project is intended to encourage development of interest in a particular aspect of the overall field of study. The student will also develop an understanding of research methods and skills including information retrieval, planning a work schedule and organisation of a working routine. Other transferrable skills that will be developed include initiative and independent thought by the student as well as the communication skills required for production of a thesis and poster presentation on the project.

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 Hugh Seton

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

  • Either MSc Medical Physics (Studied) or MSc Medical Imaging (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

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

During the project the student will develop
 
  •  knowledge in a particular area of research,
  • research methods including information retrieval, time management and self-organisation,
  • initiative and independent thought
  • communication skills required for production of a thesis and poster presentation

Summative Assessments

Poster

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
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Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionCreateDemonstrate investigative skills including analysing experimental results, carrying out theoretical or computational work or practical investigation.
ReflectionCreateDemonstrate self -direction and originality in planning tasks and solving problems.
ProceduralCreatePrepare a comprehensive literature review.
ProceduralCreateAnalyse data and interpret results in relation to scientific literature
ProceduralEvaluateSynthesise appropriate conclusions through knowledge and understanding of the research process and discuss any limitations of the work.
ReflectionCreateCommunicate the research outcomes with a thesis, poster or presentation

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