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MB4050: HONOURS ADVANCED MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

  • This course covers four main areas of advanced research-led molecular biology:
    • Genome Organisation and Analysis
    • Proteins: Structure, Function and Engineering
    • Control of Gene Expression
    • The Dynamic Cell
  • The course also teaches you about the scientific methods and discoveries that lie behind the above topics and covers detailed examples from the current scientific literature

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 John Barrow

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

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

  • This course covers four main areas of advanced research-led molecular biology:
    • Genome Organisation and Analysis
    • Proteins: Structure, Function and Engineering
    • Control of Gene Expression
    • The Dynamic Cell
  • The course also teaches you about the scientific methods and discoveries that lie behind the above topics and covers detailed examples from the current scientific literature

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written paper (70%); in-course assessment (30%) consisting of a written essay style assessement.

 

Formative 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

Feedback

In-course assessments will provide written comments and feedback. Opportunity for whole-class feedback will be provided during exam information and problem-solving sessions. 

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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