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Last modified: 29 Aug 2017 10:31

Course Overview

  • this is a non-credit bearing course code for the Honours General Essay Exam

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 0 credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr John Barrow

Qualification Prerequisites


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

  • One of Biochemistry (BC) (Studied) or Biotechnology (BT) (Studied) or Genetics (GN) (Studied) or Intercalating (Studied) or Immunology (IM) (Studied) or Molecular Biology (MB) (Studied) or Microbiology (MC) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Course Aims: Assessment of generic science communication skills. Main Learning Outcomes: Consolidation and demonstration of generic science communication skills. Content: General Essay Paper honours examination.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Biochemistry
  • BSc Biochemistry (Biobusiness)
  • BSc Biochemistry (Immunology)
  • BSc Biochemistry (Intercalating)
  • BSc Biomedical Sciences (Molecular Biol)
  • BSc Biotechnology (Applied Molecular Bio)
  • BSc Genetics
  • BSc Genetics (Biobusiness)
  • BSc Genetics (Immunology & Biobusiness)
  • BSc Genetics (Immunology)
  • BSc Genetics (Intercalating)
  • BSc Immunology
  • BSc Immunology (Biobusiness)
  • BSc Immunology (Intercalating)
  • BSc Microbiology
  • BSc Microbiology (Intercalating)
  • BSc Molecular Biology
  • BSc Molecular Biology (Biobusiness)
  • BSc Molecular Biology (Intercalating)
  • BSc Molecular Microbiology
  • BSc in Biomedical Sciences in Molecular Biology (Intercal'g)
  • BSc in Biotechnology (Applied Molecular Bio) (Intercalating)
  • BSc in Biotechnology (Applied Molecular Biology & Biobusines
  • MSci Biochemistry (Biobusiness) with Ind Plt
  • MSci Biochemistry (Immun) with Indust Plmnt
  • MSci Biochemistry with Industrial Placement
  • MSci Biotechnology (Ap Mol Bio & Biobusiness) with Ind'l P'mnt
  • MSci Genetics (Immunology) with Ind'l Pl'mnt
  • MSci Genetics with Industrial Placement
  • MSci Immunology with Industrial Placement
  • MSci Microbiology with Industrial Placement
  • MSci Molecular Biology with Indust Placem
  • MSci in Biotechnology(Appd Molecular Bio) with Ind Placement
  • MSci in Molecular Biology (Biobusiness) with Industri Placem

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: One 2-hour essay examination (100%). Resit: One 2-hour essay examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

Essays during taught courses allow students to develop skills and receive feedback on their performance.


Feedback on essays during taught courses will be written or through lecture/tutorial discussion feedback sessions.

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