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ME33HM: HISTORY OF MEDICINE (2021-2022)

Last modified: 19 Aug 2021 06:05


Course Overview

The course will involve each student working individually on a historical project of his or her own choice, under the supervision of the course co-ordinator.


Students will be required to produce a research proposal and progress reports, to prepare an essay and make a presentation of their findings to the class.
 
The aim of the option is to give students the opportunity to research and present, individually, in spoken and written forms, a history of medicine topic of their own choice, using both primary and secondary sources.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Ben Marsden

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either History (HI) (Studied) or Medicine (ME) (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?

Yes

One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.


Course Description

The course will involve each student working individually on a historical project of his or her own choice, under the supervision of the course co-ordinator.


Students will be required to produce a research proposal and progress reports, to prepare an essay and make a presentation of their findings to the class.
 
The aim of the option is to give students the opportunity to research and present, individually, in spoken and written forms, a history of medicine topic of their own choice, using both primary and secondary sources.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 13, 18
  • 1 Seminar during University week15

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 5000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Pecha Kucha Presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

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