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Biomedicine

BSc Hons (Full Time)

Year:14/15
UCAS Code:C701
Minimum Length:3 Year(s)
Credit Points:360
Part II Weight:0
Part II Year 2 Weight:4
Part II Year 3 Weight:4
Part II Year 4 Weight:0
Director of Studies:Dr AD Shirras

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
  • To provide a structured, progressive and thematic training in areas of Biomedical
    Science and associated Biological Sciences which will provide students with a
    knowledge and understanding appropriate for subject-specific graduate employment.
  • To prepare graduates for careers with a wide variety of employers such as
    pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries and government agencies.
  • To develop the intellectual and practical skills necessary for progression to
    postgraduate research and training.

General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • To develop key transferable skills to prepare students for specific and general graduate employment.
  • To encourage academic curiosity which will prepare students for lifelong learning

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
On successful completion of this scheme of study students will...
  • have knowledge and understanding of the biology of health and
    human disease, including biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, molecular biology,
    immunology, human physiology and anatomy
  • be able to plan, conduct and report an individual investigation
  • have the ability to synthesise and critically evaluate information from a variety of
    sources
  • be able to formulate and test concepts and hypotheses
  • be able to reason critically and demonstrate awareness of issues of risk, quality and
    ethics
  • be able to collect and present experimental data and to interpret numerical data
  • be able to use appropriate equipment effectively and list appropriate safety
    precautions associated with practical or project work
General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
On successful completion of this scheme of study students will...
  • Work independently or as part of a team
  • Use relevant Information Technology
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills
  • Design and prepare project proposals
  • Consider quality and risk issues in laboratory work.
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