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BP5512: BIOMEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL TOPICS IN HEALTHCARE SCIENCE (2021-2022)

Last modified: 26 Oct 2021 10:15


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 Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Ian Fleming

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of Master Of Science In Biomedical Engineering or MSc Medical Physics or MSc Medical Imaging

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

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


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 26 - 35

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 17
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Feedback

Multiple choice/multiple answer format test which will be delivered via MyAberdeen.

Assessment within the last two weeks in November
Feedback: Word document will be posted on MyAberdeen showing textbook answers, within one week of setting the test to the class

 

 

Learning Outcomes
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 67
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 16
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Feedback comments in individual essays via MyAberdeen. Assesment within the last two weeks in November. Feedback by end of first week of December

Word Count 1500
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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