Aims/Description: This module aims to develop the students' skills in information literacy, oral presentation, scientific writing, critical analysis, data analysis, statistics and basic laboratory techniques. This will benefit students studying for the MRes in Cardiovascular Medicine as they will utilise these skills in their taught modules, their Literature Review and their Research Project. The core module consists of lectures, tutorials and group work, followed by an option choice of either the Home Office Licence course or an in silico project.

Staff Contact: Jane Shields
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Home Office Licence Course assessment MCQ examination and animal handling practical

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease):

Teaching timetable


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