Last modified: 30 Aug 2017 10:31
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Course Aims: The aim of this course is to provide an in-depth understanding of selected aspects in Biochemistry. Main Learning Outcomes: Students will gain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of biochemical processes causing human disease. Students will get a better understanding of the scientific process by critically engaging with primary research literature. Subject-specific knowledge will be enhanced by independent research and a tutorial. Content: The course will cover disease-causing processes including events leading to cancer. This is complemented by tutorials that introduce other topical aspects in biochemistry.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: One 2-hour written paper (70%) and in-course assessment consisting of one 2000 word essay (30%). Resit: One 3-hour written paper (75%) and previous in-course assessment consisting of one 2000 word essay (25%).
- Mock exam with tutor allows students to practice for essay based exams and receive feedback on their performance. - Practice exam questions on MyAberdeen - Problem-solving sessions with tutor - Essay preparation with tutor
- Essays will be marked with written comments. - Tutorial sessions will provide feedback on course content. - Comments will be provided on the mock exam question.