15 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: MED6001, MED6002, MED6003, MED6005, MED6006

Co-requisites: MED6023

Aims/Description: The module trains students in detailed critical assessment of the scientific literature and introduces students to the area of their chosen project. Students will learn to access and critically assess the literature in a detailed area of biomedical science (relevant to their research project), find gaps in contemporary knowledge and identify unresolved questions. Induction into to the specific subject area will be provided by their project supervisor. Students will plan a review which will be used as a basis for dicussion with the supervisor. Final assessment will be on on the quality of a finished 3000 word review.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work
WebCT resources are available for this module

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

Teaching timetable


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