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MD979 - Laboratory Project 1

  • Module code: MD979
  • Module name: Laboratory Project 1
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 40

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To enable the students to apply the work from previous modules into a medical research project covering the different discliplines of the MRC Doctoral Training Centre programme.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module students should: Have a systematic understanding of the epidemiology of mental health problems as they affect adults, adolescents and children; Have a practical understanding of the determinants, risk and protective factors for mental health at different stages in the life course; Critically evaluate different discourses on the nature of mental well-being and different approaches to measurement; Have a practical understanding of a range of approaches to mental health promotion and mental illness prevention; Understand and have a critical awareness of the concepts and evidence regarding interventions for public mental health; Understand and critically evaluate concepts and practice of public mental health interventions.

Timetabled teaching activities

lab based sessions over 12 weeks

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
40 CATS (Module code: MD979-40)
A2 (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 40%
Assessed Course Work 40%
Assessed Course Work 20%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research (B91Z) - Year 1
Optional Core