At St George's we offer a broad range of learning environments which include traditional lecture-tutorials, interactive workshops, laboratory and practical activities, student-led seminars and web-based delivery. The modules which make up a course are assessed using a variety of different methods, enabling you to demonstrate your capabilities in a range of ways.

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Teaching and learning methods

Teaching is delivered through a variety of methods, including:

  • lectures and laboratory practical sessions
  • tutorials (including scenario-based learning)
  • self-directed learning schemes
  • computer-assisted learning programmes

Assessment methods

Progress is judged by a mixture of in-course assessment and written exams. Each year’s marks contribute towards the final degree. A variety of examination types are used during the course, including:

  • short answer questions
  • single best answer
  • calculation and data analysis problems
  • essay questions
  • objective structured practical examinations where you demonstrate knowledge of structure and function in the dissecting room
  • oral examinations where you answer questions from a panel of examiners

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