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This course will provide you with in-depth appreciation of four themes in diseases transmitted by invertebrate vectors all delivered by active researchers in this area
Weekly tutorials support the lecture topics in various formats including “for and against” debates, Dragon’s Den pitches and contingency plans for disease invasion
The mixture of a theoretical background, group discussion and examination of modern issues gives you a good grounding in vector-borne disease for future careers in this area while also developing your critical analysis and communication skills
|Second Sub Session
|15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
This course runs in weeks 25-29, and is scheduled in Thread 2, so may have contact hours in any or all of these times: Mondays, 14-18; Tuesday, all day; Friday, 14-18. If this is an optional course, there may also be contact hours on Wednesdays, 9-11.
Please note, in case of low student enrolments, this course may not run.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written examination (60%) and continuous assessment (40%). Continuous assessment is made up of performance on four tutorial topics.
A strong emphasis will be made throughout the course on informal verbal feedback during tutorial sessions.