Programme Overview

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Assessment breakdown 
Weighting of programme modules (credits) and assessment guidelines

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Module

Component

% of

module

credits

Credits for

whole module

% of programme

in this module

1.  Ocular Cell Biology

Essay 1 (Formative Essay)

25

3.75

15

8.3

Essay 2

25

3.75

Essay 3

25

3.75

Oral Presentation

25

3.75

2. Ocular Development in Health & Disease

Essay

45

6.75

15

8.3

Journal club presentation

25

3.75

Manuscript review

15

2.25

Lab practical

15

2.25

3. Genetics and Epidemiology of Ocular Disease

Bioinformatics Task

40

6.00

15

8.3

Oral Presentation

30

4.50

Essay 1

30

4.50

4.  Ocular Immunology

Journal Presentation

25

3.75

15

8.3

Seminar Presentation

25

3.75

Essay 1

25

3.75

Essay 2

25

3.75

5. Neuroscience I (Introduction)

Short Essay

20

3.00

15

8.3

Student Seminar Presentation

40

6.00

Longer Essay

40

6.00

6. Neuroscience II (Advanced):

Psychophysics Practical

20

3.00

15

8.3

Journal Presentation

20

3.00

Essay 1

30

4.50

Essay 2

30

4.50

7. Research Dissertation

Dissertation

75

67.5

90

50

Oral presentation

25

22.5