Last modified: 30 May 2017 15:32
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.
Main Learning Outcomes
Reading and summarizing a set of chapters and papers related to the themes.
Completing formative online multiple choice tests that relate to the content of the lectures and practical sessions.
Passing a final exam based on multiple choice questions.
Maintaining a lab notebook to an appropriate standard and satisfactory completion of the write-ups associated with the practical sessions.
Course practicals require the use of a lab coat which can be purchased locally for £15
3 x 1 hour lectures each week and 1 x 3 hour practical every fortnight
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1 two-hour MCQ exam (60%) and in-course assessment (40%).
Online tests will help students assess how well they are learning the course material. Student performance will be monitored.
Students will receive regular written feedback on each lab report before the start of the next practical class. Students who are identified as having difficulty in correctly completing the formative online tests will be invited to meet members of the course team to identify difficulties and discuss solutions.