(LO1) Demonstrate a systematic knowledge and critical understanding of the essential concepts in their chosen field of study;
(LO2) Demonstrate competency in a range of skills necessary to work in a research laboratory and to complete a successful research project;
(LO3) Develop and present a plan for a research project in the form of a grant proposal, which critically appraises the background of the project, evaluates the methodologies, formulates hypotheses, and objectives, and resources required;
(LO4) Write a review article that is critically informed by the scientific literature.
(S1) Research management: developing a research strategy, project planning and delivery, risk management, formulating questions, selecting literature, using primary / secondary / diverse sources, collecting and using data, applying research methods, applying ethics;
(S2) Self-management: readiness to accept responsibility (that is, leadership), flexibility, resilience, self-starting, initiative, integrity, willingness to take risks, appropriate assertiveness, time management, readiness to improve own performance based on feedback / reflective learning.