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BP5003: BIOMEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL TOPICS IN HEALTHCARE SCIENCE (2017-2018)

Last modified: 13 Jul 2017 14:54


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
  • Professor Andy Welch

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.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Medical Imaging
  • MSc Medical Physics

Contact Teaching Time

81 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

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

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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