Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
This course provides (1) a recap and extension of third year material and (2) a more advanced account of some selected topics related to the research interests of the individual academic staff of Biomedical Sciences. The topics for study will include: methods for cell imaging, electrophysiology and genetic manipulation, endocrine signalling; neuronal growth and development, stem cells in development and regeneration, human reproductive biology and gene therapy.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 three hour essay examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%). Continuous assessment comprises: 1 laboratory report, 1 viva, 1 essay (2000 words).
- Practice exam essay allows students to write under exam conditions and receive feedback on their performance. - Case-study exercise with feedback in preparation for summative assessments. - Practice exam questions on MyAberdeen. - Problem-solving sessions.
- Practical reports and essays will be marked with written comments. - Tutorial sessions will provide feedback on course content. - Written comments will be provided on the mock exam question. - Feedback on problem-based learning exercise.