Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:05
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
The course covers all aspects of innate and adaptive immunity: evolution of the immune system; differentiation of cells of the immune system and their functions and interactions; antibody structure and generation of diversity; complement and the innate immune response; cytokines and signalling events in cells of the immune system. Practical classes reinforce this knowledge as well as teaching immunological and generic laboratory techniques and a range of transferable skills.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%). Continuous assessment comprises: 4 reports/exercises in different formats based on the practical classes.
Resit: 1 three hour written examination (60%) and previous continuous assessment (40%).
- Quiz based tutorial allows students to test their knowledge. - On-line MCQ quiz for students to test their knowledge.
- Practical reports will be marked with written comments. - Tutorial sessions will provide feedback on course content. - Quiz tutorial will have immediate oral feedback and opportunity for discussion with lecturers. - Students receive on-line feedback on completion of the MCQ tests.