Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: students on the MSc Clinical and Molecular Microbiology There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Spring Semester|
Prerequisites: Degree in Life Sciences or other relevant degree
Summary of Content: This module provides students the opportunity to gain understanding of the theory and potential applications of molecular biological techniques in diagnostic and research microbiology. This is achieved via a series of problem based learning activities.
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Method and Frequency of Class:
Specific Activities are not listed
Further Activity Details:
Case-based student problem based learning activities.
Method of Assessment:
|Inclass Exam 1 (Written)||50||Written paper. 2 questions to answer - 1 Hour 30 Mins|
|Inclass Exam 2 (Written)||50||MCQ exam - 1 hour 30 minutes|
Dr C Penfold
Education Aims: This module provides students the opportunity to gain understanding of the theory and applications of molecular biological techniques in diagnostic and research microbiology. This is achieved via a series of lectures and problem based learning activities.
Learning Outcomes: Following this module you will:
1. Have deep and systematic understanding of knowledge in molecular techniques and their application in research and diagnostic laboratories.
2. Be able to assimilate information from a variety of sources with critical awareness and use and understand theoretical and technical knowledge at the forefront of molecular microbiology.
3. Have a high level of conceptual understanding that will allow you to evaluate research and methodologies and argue alternative approaches.
4. Demonstrate originality in problem solving and be able to work autonomously in completing tasks at a professional or equivalent level.
5. Be able to work effectively within a group, by clarifying tasks, sharing work effectively and through negotiation and discussion.
6. Be able to is able to use a full range of learning resources.
Offering School: Life Sciences
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