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 - Microbiology Option 2 - is to provide insight into microbial genetics and biochemistry, led by a study of the primary literature in this field. Main Learning Outcomes: In Microbiology Option 2 -, students will gain knowledge and achieve an understanding of the processes of microbial growth and development, and their impacts on the interaction of the microbe with its environment, including the human host. Content: The growth and colonisation of fungi and bacteria of their environmental niches; study of the biochemistry, physiology and pathology of a range of microbial species. Additional insight into fundamental aspects of Microbiology will be achieved by independently researching and writing a literature review essay.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written paper (70%), 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