Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved 26/09/2014
College College Medicine and Den Sci
School Institute of Clinical Sciences
Department Birmingham Medical School
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title Intercalated BMedSc History of Medicine Full-time
Programme Code 3412
Delivery Location Campus
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 1 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme To provide medical and dental students with the opportunity to study an area of interest in greater depth than is possible during the MBChB or BDS and additional, specialist training in quantitative and qualitative methods.
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
1. Standard research methodologies used in historical, sociological and psychological research.
2. Behavioural sciences, ethics, public health, occupational health or history of medicine which is additional to their learning from the MBChB or BDS course.
Lectures, seminars, tutorials and independent study
Written assessment and examination
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
1. Competence in the critical appraisal; of the literature in the area of their research
2. The ability to develop a research question, carry out a personal research project and submit a written report describing, to a good academic standard.
Lectures, seminars, tutorials and independent study
Written assessment, examination and dissertation.