Critical Care: Dissertation MED5493P
- Academic Session: 2023-24
- School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
- Credits: 60
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Summer
- Available to Visiting Students: No
Students will be supervised and guided to produce a high quality dissertation.
Students will meet supervisors as and when required by mutual agreement
The summative assessment will be in the form of
1: A 7000 word dissertation on any topic related to Critical Care practice (90%)
2: A presentation of your dissertation (10%)
The aim of this course is to develop the students' ability to critically apply state-of-the-art knowledge and understanding of aspects of Critical Care. The standard of the written work produced at the end this course is expected of a quality that could be published in a peer reviewed journal.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Synthesise and critically evaluate the evidence base in relation to a topic in critical care
■ Demonstrate intellectual independence
■ Communicate effectively with your peers and supervisors using appropriate methods
■ Demonstrate originality and creativity in the application of knowledge and understanding in the practice of critical care
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.