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BP5003: BIOMEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL TOPICS IN HEALTHCARE SCIENCE (2018-2019)

Last modified: 20 Jun 2019 12:35


Course Overview

This course introduces students to fundamental aspects of anatomy, physiology and biochemistry, in order to develop a basic understanding of cells, tissues and organs and how they may be altered by disease. The course also includes a range of topics around Professional Issues, Management of Medical Physics, Statistics and Safety.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Foresterhill Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Ian Fleming

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

  • Either MSc Medical Physics (Studied) or MSc Medical Imaging (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Lectures and tutorials covering safety, experimental statistics, professional topics, cell biochemistry, anatomy, physiology.

Further Information & Notes

Restricted to students taking one of the two BMP PgT programmes.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 5 Lectures during University weeks 7, 12, 15 - 16
  • 7 Lectures during University week8
  • 4 Lectures during University weeks 9 - 11, 13 - 14
  • 2 Lectures during University week17

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1 x 90 minute written examination (66.67%); continuous assessment (33.33%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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