Progression requirements are as for the Standard clinical course.
Attendance at more than 50% of the Clinical Seminar Programme is required during the research phase – failure to adequately attend will require review with a member of the Deanery team and possible referral for review by the Medical and Veterinary Student Progress Panel.
In addition, during the research period, the Clinical Supervisors produce a termly report on the clinical progress of each student assessing;
- Background Knowledge;
- Communication with Patients;
- History taking/Presentation;
- Examination Technique;
- Problem Solving
Failure to adequately attend Clinical Supervisions may result in referral for review by the progress panel.
A condition for entering the Research Component is a high score in the Final MB Part I Examination.
At the end of the first year of research, students must submit a satisfactory Year One report to the Degree Committee.
The PhD thesis should be submitted before the return to clinical studies.