Core Module Information
Module title: Professional Practice 2

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BMS10111
Module leader: Catharina Alam
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Life Sciences

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

The aim of this module is to develop your critical reading and writing skills, and supporting you to review evidence and synthesise complex ideas into a scientifically and professionally written report. This module builds on the skills developed in trimester 1. The module also aims to develop your knowledge of research methodology including understanding aspects of research design, creating proposals, and planning research. You will further develop your analytical, problem solving and time management skills, and there will be an opportunity to develop your peer review and feedback skills in the preparation of your assessments. You will be expected to contribute to class discussions, thus further developing your communication and team working skills, and to reflect on your skills development towards the end of the module.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Evaluate and summarise scientific information from a variety of sources for incorporation into a written report.

LO2: Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of an area of current interest in the discipline of Pharmaceutical analysis.

LO3: Demonstrate an understanding of the research process including basics of experimental design and research planning.

LO4: Critically evaluate current literature and demonstrate understanding acquired through this process.

LO5: Examine scientific arguments, and present a balanced and critical review.

LO6: Reflect on the challenges of skills development and present evidence of skills competency acquired across the programme of study.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Samantha Campbell Casey
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1,2,3 12 , WORDS= 1500
Class Test 25 4,5 (critique) 5 HOURS= 01.30
Portfolio 25 6 14/15 , WORDS= 800
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

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