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MB4050: HONOURS ADVANCED MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (2022-2023)

Last modified: 01 Nov 2022 10:40


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
• Advanced Molecular Techniques

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 Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Shin-Ichiro Hiraga
  • Professor Iain McEwan

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
    • Advanced Molecular Techniques
  • 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

Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 5 Lectures during University week8
  • 4 Lectures during University week10
  • 2 Lectures during University weeks 11 - 14
  • 1 Lecture during University week15
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 15, 18
  • 3 Tutorials during University week16
  • 2 Tutorials during University week17
  • 1 Workshop during University week17

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Research Perspective

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

In-course assessments will provide written comments and feedback.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Continuous Assessment on the LT Platform

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Opportunity for whole-class feedback will be provided during exam information and problem-solving sessions. 

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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