Received: 3 October 2018
Accepted: 26 April 2019
First Online: 6 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical Approval was gained from the Plymouth University Faculty of Health and Human Sciences Research Ethics Committee prior to commencement of the study (ref 15/16–525).As stated on the ethics protocol, consent to participate in the study was implied through completion of the survey. Participants were informed of their right not to participate, or to withdraw at any point, in the written information provided to them at the beginning of the survey. Contact details of the Chief Investigator were provided.Consent for publication was granted from all participants at the time of recruitment.
: Participants were informed that results from the study may be published in peer reviewed journals in the written information provided to them at the beginning of the survey. All statements have been fully anonymised and do not include personal identifiable information.
: BG and HE are alumni of the programme. AJ was the founding programme lead for the iBSc UEC. PN is the current programme lead. JS has been a consultant supervisor and advisor to the programme since 2005.None of the authors have any additional conflicts of interest to declare.
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