Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved 05/03/2020
College College Medicine and Den Sci
School Cancer Studies
Department Inst of Cancer / Genomic Sci
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title Intercalated BMedSc Clinical Sciences Full-time
Programme Code 6334
Delivery Location Campus
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 12 Months
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme To provide medical students who have demonstrated a particular interest in Clinical Sciences within the MBChB and at appropriately high performance, with an opportunity to extend their understanding of the scientific disciplines that make up Clinical Sciences and to undertake research in one of the disciplines.
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) The whole spectrum of the disciplines making up the Clinical Sciences, including current research issues and clinical developments.

2) One of the Clinical Science disciplines at a level that will enable them to critically evaluate current experimental literature so as to design and undertake independent research under supervision.

3) The experimental processes and analytical methods that underpin research in their chosen Clinical Science discipline.
Tutorials and independent study. Departmental seminars / meetings / lectures. Supervised research
1) Examination
2) - 3) Thesis
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) The ability to identify and refine a novel and valid research question and to identify means of testing the hypothesis.

2)The ability to identify and critically analyse the literature relating to the area of research.

3) The ability to apply critical and informed judgement in relation to the ethical dimensions of research.

4) The ability to gather accurate and reliable scientific data, to analyse it using appropriate statistical methods and to interpret it objectively.

5) The ability to undertake laboratory work safely and competently

6) The ability to select, organise and present information on the progress of research and to present the research and its findings verbally, in a written thesis and as a presentation for publication.
1) Tutorials and independent study. Departmental seminars / meetings / lectures. Supervised research.
1) Thesis
2) Examination and Thesis
3) Thesis
4) Examination and Thesis
5) Supervisor assessment
6) Thesis