Translational Research Approaches in Oral Sciences, MED5428
- Academic Session: 2021-22
- School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
- Credits: 10
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Semester 1
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
This course will develop the students' critical understanding of the different methodologies and approaches used by researchers of a scientific and clinical background in subject areas allied to oral sciences. Students will critically examine research techniques employed in a variety of medical research disciplines and investigate how they can be used to enhance clinical medicine.
The course will be delivered during Semester 1 and is made up of seminars and tutorials.
Requirements of Entry
Critical Literature Review (80%) - 1,000 - 1,500 words
Oral Presentation (20%)
This course aims to provide students with a critical understanding of the methodologies and approaches used by the biomedical researchers in subjects allied to oral sciences.
Students will be immersed in the different elements of biomedical research through a series of interactive seminars and tutorials, which will develop their proficiency in the analysis and critical evaluation of the data from the literature within the area of translational research approaches in oral sciences.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
1. Critically discuss the different research approaches available to scientists and clinicians to test different scientific hypotheses.
2. Communicate effectively with scientists and clinicians on matters relating to translational medical science methodologies.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.