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BP5901: MSC PROJECT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


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 for delivery
of an oral 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?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Literature review and laboratory work.

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionCreateCommunicate the research outcomes with a thesis, poster or presentation

Poster

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionCreateCommunicate the research outcomes with a thesis, poster or presentation

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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.
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.
ReflectionCreateCommunicate the research outcomes with a thesis, poster or presentation

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