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MB5518: RESEARCH TUTORIALS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

A course that leads you through research-level study of your subject through study of a range of areas of the science literature

An introduction to the subject of your summer research project through the writing of an extended essay on the subject of your forthcoming research project.

The course provides an opportunity to study advanced science concepts led by an experienced member of academic staff.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Ian Stansfield

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

  • One of Master Of Science In Molecular Medicine or MSc Immunology or Master Of Science In Immunology And Immunotherapy or Master Of Science In Reproductive And Developmental Biology or MSc Genetics or Master Of Science In Cardiovascular Science & Diabetes or MSc Microbiology

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

This course focuses on intensive study of the primary literature to learn from published examples of molecular and cell biology. A series of molecular biology papers from the literature will form case studies as the basis of this course. Supported by tutorials, students will study in detail 5 key papers in molecular biology, developing presentations on this material and other linked papers to suppport their learning. They will also write an extended essay in preparation for their summer research project.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

One in course essay (50%), and examination (50%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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