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MB5521: MENDELIAN GENETICS (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview


Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Foresterhill Sustained Study No

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Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • MB5021 Bioinformatics (Studied)
  • MB5022 Introduction to Molecular Biology (Studied)
  • Genetics (GN)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

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What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • MB5019 Mendelian Diseases (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

​This course focuses on understanding the mechanisms involved in maintaining genome stability and integrity and understanding the consequences of what happens when these processes fail. Aspects covered will include genome organisation, DNA replication and repair, Mendelian inheritance and genetic linkage and how these processes relate to disease or can be exploited in research.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Genetics

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Written Exam ; Case Study Assignment

​Resit will be oral exam - examiners = course coordinator plus a programme coordinator

Oral exam will assess whether the student has achieved the learning outcomes of the course.

Formative Assessment




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