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Department of Biology & Biochemistry, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

BB30115: Professional Training Placement (MBiol)

Click here for further information Credits: 48
Click here for further information Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Click here for further information Period: Academic Year
Click here for further information Assessment: CW 42%, OT 16%, PL 42%
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Click here for further information Requisites:
Click here for further information Description: Aims:
To provide experience of the application of Biological Science, enabling the students to:
* understand the principles of writing and presenting a major dissertation;
* understand the principles and application of advanced laboratory work;
* understand the principles and practice of working in a professional research environment.

Learning Outcomes:
After taking this course the student should be able to:
* undertake and report on a piece of work in an agreed programme;
* integrate into a commercial or academic research environment;
* explain the need for team work;
* keep stringently accurate and logical lab books;
* write a major report about the professional placement;
* work as a professional biologist.

Learning and studying T/F/A, Written communication T/F/A, Oral communication T/F/A, Numeracy & computation T/F/A, Laboratory skills T/F/A, Information technology T/F, Problem solving T/F/A, Information handling & retrieval T/F/A, Working independently T/F/A, Career preparation T/F.

Laboratory or other professional experience which is deemed suitable by the Department.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

BB30115 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Biology & Biochemistry
  • USBB-AKM05 : MBiol (hons) Molecular and Cellular Biology (Full-time with Thick Sandwich Placement) - Year 3

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