Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
|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.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: One 2-hour written paper (70%) and in-course assessment (30%) consisting of a written essay style assessment.
Practice exam questions for Honours courses will be available via MyAberdeen. Whole-year exam information sessions will be delivered during the year. Problem-solving and data analysis sessions will be delivered during the year.
In-course assessments will provide written comments and feedback. Opportunity for whole-class feedback will be provided during exam information and problem-solving sessions.