Professional Development Diploma
Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom
Distance / Online
To disseminate neuroimaging knowledge, skills and understanding, in order to enable effective and efficient use of neuroimaging in research.
Aims of our flexible, intermittent, part-time, online learning (OL) programme:
- to provide an understanding of research, which uses neuroimaging techniques
- to develop research planning & designing skills, incorporating neuroimaging
- to enable interpretation & analysis of relevant neuroimaging data
- to relate neuroimaging research to clinical applications
- Describe imaging theory, techniques, analysis and applications.
- Discuss how imaging is used to investigate both normal and abnormal processes and functions (clinically and in research).
- Design methodologically sound and practical research that uses neuroimaging.
- Analyse results and use statistics relevant to and derived from neuroimaging.
- Integrate health and safety regulations, and legislation, into the planning and execution of research which uses neuroimaging.
- Envision the translation from basic neuroimaging research to the clinical arena.
- Critically appraise existing research that uses neuroimaging, demonstrating awareness of reproducibility, reliability of techniques, and sources of bias, both in research and clinically.
- Be innovative in the discussion and presentation of work to peers.
- Formulate suitable grant and research proposals which incorporate neuroimaging.
- Initiate and execute research autonomously.
- Produce publishable research summaries.
- Demonstrate good practice in research communication and collaboration, including modern online methods.
- Engage with new developments building upon your neuroimaging knowledge.
Postgraduate Professional Development (PPD)
Aimed at working professionals who want to advance their knowledge through a postgraduate-level course(s), without the time or financial commitment of a full Masters, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.
You may take a maximum of 50 credits worth of courses over two years through our PPD scheme. We offer online credit-bearing courses which run for 11 weeks at a time. These lead to a University of Edinburgh postgraduate award of academic credit. Alternatively, after one year of taking courses you can choose to transfer your credits and continue on to studying towards a higher award on a Masters, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate programme.
Although PPD courses have various start dates throughout a year you may only start a Masters, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate programme in the month of September. Any time spent studying PPD will be deducted from the amount of time you will have left to complete a Masters, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate programme.
This programme is an ideal programme to help you in your neuroimaging research-based career, giving you advanced and well recognised expertise in the field.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
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