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BT4005: BIOTECHNOLOGY A (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:25


Course Overview

None.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Berndt Mueller

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • One of Anatomy (AN) (Studied) or Biochemistry (BC) (Studied) or Biomedical Sciences (BM) (Studied) or Biotechnology (BT) (Studied) or Developmental Biology (DB) (Studied) or Genetics (GN) (Studied) or Immunology (IM) (Studied) or Molecular Biology (MB) (Studied) or Pharmacology (PA) (Studied) or Physiology (PY) (Studied) or Sports Science (SR) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate 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

The course allows a choice between: 1) Modules Biochemistry Option 1 - Receptors and Cell Signalling, Microbiology Option 1 - Host-Microbe Interactions, or Genetics Option 1 - Medical Genetics and between 2) Modules Biochemistry Option 2 - Biochemistry Of Human Diseases, Microbiology Option 2 - Evolution Of Microbial Pathogenesis or Genetics Option 2 - Population Genetics.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written paper (66.7%), in-course assessment consisting of two essays (2000 words) (33.3%).

Formative Assessment

- Mock exam with personal tutor allows students to practice for essay based exams and receive feedback on their performance. - Case-study exercise with feedback in preparation for summative assessments. - Practice exam questions on MyAberdeen. - Problem-solving sessions with personal tutor.

Feedback

- Essays will be marked with written comments. - Problem solving questions will be discussed during a lecture/feedback session. - Tutorial sessions will provide feedback on course content. - Comments will be provided on the mock exam question. - Feedback on problem-based learning exercise.

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