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Biological Sciences

MSci Hons (Full Time)

Year:14/15
UCAS Code:1M66
Minimum Length:4 Year(s)
Credit Points:480
Part II Weight:12
Part II Year 2 Weight:4
Part II Year 3 Weight:4
Part II Year 4 Weight:4
Director of Studies:Dr AD Shirras

Educational Aims: 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 advanced, detailed knowledge and understanding of a range of subjects in biological sciences, according to module choice
  • be able to plan, conduct and report a substantial individual investigation
  • have the ability to synthesise and critically evaluate information from a variety of sources
  • be able to formulate and test concepts and hypothesesbe 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 field 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 or field work.

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 advanced, detailed knowledge and understanding of a range of subjects in biological sciences, according to module choice
  • be able to plan, conduct and report a substantial 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 field 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 or field work.
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