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Form 20 Heriot-Watt University - Module Descriptor Template (RAY) Version 3.0 (2007/2008)Module Title Advanced Topics in Human Health 1 School Life Sciences On or Off- onCampusModuleCo-ordinatorDr Wilf J MitchellSCQFLevel10 ModuleCodeA10HA Semester 1 Credits 151. Pre-requisites2. Linked Modules(specify if synoptic)3. Excluded ModulesAdvanced Topics in Human Health 2 (A10HB) – synoptic4. Replacement Module Code:Date Of Replacement:6. Degrees for which thisis a core module BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (Human Health)7. Aims5. Availability as anElectiveYes NoXThis module aims to provide in-depth knowledge of areas of current topical interest related to human health and to develop an understanding of methodologiesemployed in research in these areas.8. SyllabusLecture units will be chosen by students from a list of relevant advanced topics reflecting the research specialisations of staff.1 / 2


Form 20 Heriot-Watt University - Module Descriptor Template (RAY) Version 3.0 (2007/2008)Module Title Advanced Topics in Human Health 1 School Life Sciences On or Off- onCampusModuleCo-ordinatorDr Wilf J MitchellSCQFLevel10 ModuleCodeA10HA Semester 1 Credits 159. Learning Outcomes (HWU Core Skills: Employability and Professional Career Readiness)Subject MasteryUnderstanding, Knowledge and Cognitive SkillsScholarship, Enquiry and Research (Research-Informed Learning)Students will be able to:Comprehend current research areas related to human healthAssess and interpret data from current research in these areasCritically evaluate the literature and research within the health-related sciencesPersonal AbilitiesIndustrial, Commercial & Professional Practice Autonomy, Accountability & Working with Others Communication, Numeracy & ICTAccess and evaluate complex scientific information, manage time and work to deadlines, develop and present clear arguments based on scientificevidence10. Assessment Methods 11. Re-assessment MethodsMethodDuration of Exam(if applicable)Continuous Assessment 30 Advanced Topics inHuman Health 2(A10HB)Written examination 3 hours 70Weighting (%) Synoptic modules? Method Duration of Exam(if applicable)Not Applicable12. Date and VersionDate of Proposal February 2008 Date of Approval bySchool Committee4 th April 2008 Date ofImplementationSeptember 2008VersionNumber12 / 2

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