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Curricular information is subject to change
Upon completion of this module students should be able to demonstrate:
i. In-depth understanding of an advanced research topic and generation of new material to advance the current state-of-the-art.
ii. Understanding of the ethical considerations, approval process and ability to complete an ethical application form.
iii. Ability to undertake an academic study in a self-directed and professional manner.
iv. Aptitude to analyse and present the results of the scientific investigation accurately using statistical analysis appropriate to the properties of the data collected.
v. Logical and valid conclusions based on the results of their enquiry.
vi. Effective research communication skills, with an appreciation of how knowledge must be adapted to suit the audience.
vii. Understanding of the implications of the research findings, including ethical, therapeutic and/or public health.
Module content will reflect the theme of the individual projects assigned to each student.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Presentation: Final presentation of work to class and staff||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Project supervisor assessment of work||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Project: Project dissertation including a literature review and paper.||Week 12||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
The student will work with their project supervisor. The project supervisor will provide feedback at project meetings. The clinical / academic supervisor will provide feedback based upon the first draft of the literature review and research paper.
|Dr Sarah Browne||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Clare Corish||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Sharleen O'Reilly||Tutor|
|Dr Carla Perrotta||Tutor|