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Department of Biology & Biochemistry, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

BB50181: Professional industrial training placement

Click here for further information Credits: 30
Click here for further information Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Click here for further information Period: Semester 2 at St Xavier's College, Mumbai
Click here for further information Assessment: OT 100%
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Click here for further information Requisites: This unit is only available to students on the MSc Industrial Biotechnology & Enterprise.
Click here for further information Description: Aims:
To provide students with the experience of the application of biotechnology in industry, enabling the students to:
* understand the principles of writing and presenting a major dissertation;
* advance their knowledge and practice of working in a commercial industrial environment.

Learning Outcomes:
After taking this course the student should be able to:
* undertake and report on a biotechnological project work relevant to industry;
* integrate a commercial or academic research environment;
* demonstrate the value of team work;
* keep stringently accurate and logical lab books;
* write a major report about the professional placement;
* work as a professional biotechnologist.

Written communication T/F/A, Oral communication T/F/A, Distilling and assimilating key concepts T/F/A, Data analysis & evaluation T/F/A, Information handling & retrieval T/F, Learning and studying T/F/A, Laboratory skills T/F/A, Problem solving T/F/A, Working independently T/F/A, Career preparation F.

Professional experience in an industrial / academic environment deemed suitable by the department.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

BB50181 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Biology & Biochemistry
  • TSBB-AFM05 : MSc Industrial Biotechnology and Enterprise (Full-time)

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