Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
The course comprises 3 phases: Phase 1: Year 1 & 2, Phase 2: Year 3 & 4 , Phase 3: Year 5. This module (Year 1) forms the first part of the 2 year Phase 1. There is an emphasis on learning the fundamentals of biomedical, behavioural and social sciences and some basic clinical skills.. You will have a programme of activities and half day placements across both primary care, secondary care and third sector providers. Included in these placements will be a longitudinal GP placement where you will build up your consultation skills with personal support from a GP tutor.
There is an emphasis on the foundations of biomedical, behavioural and social science knowledge and scholarship skills, embedded in a framework of clinical placements and basic clinical skills.
Intended Learning Outcomes
List of ILOs:https://keeleacuk.sharepoint.com/:x:/s/FMHS-SchoolofMedicine/EUPFEGZrXVNOswlLpxtkR9EBJUomSCXA7Dr0P0jE3dAhjg?e=sMLovJ: 1,2
Indicative breakdown:Lectures 143 hoursSeminars/workshops 43 hoursProblem Based Learning 66 hoursAnatomy 60 hoursLaboratory Sessions 50 hoursSkill Sessions 25 hoursPlacements 36 hours Independent Learning 777
1: Mixed Exam weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Written Knowledge (cumulative testing)The assessment will be split into 3 assessment points across the year with a final cumulative mark for the year. The assessment will comprise Single Best Answer questions (SBA) and short answers questions.
These marks are taken forward into year 2 and contribute to the knowledge mark in MED-200012: Report weighted 0%
Academic Mini Review (AMR)Students are assigned to a supervisor and conduct a literature based review of a topic of their choosing relevant to medicine. The output is a 1000 word written report.
Marks from this assessment carry forward to the scholarship component in MED-20001