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BB40085: Medical biochemistry

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2018/9
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Biology & Biochemistry
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Re-assessment Essay (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: In taking this module you cannot take BB40102 OR take BB40118 OR take BB40124 In taking this module you cannot take BB40102 OR take BB40118 OR take BB40124
Before taking this module you must take BB10004 or you must have taken suitable degree units from another University.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To generate an understanding of the extent to which Biochemical knowledge influences current clinical practice and therapeutic approaches.

Learning Outcomes:
After taking this course the student should be able to:
* explain the increasing contribution of biochemical science to the understanding and treatment of disease;
* explain the areas of biochemical research that are most relevant to clinical medicine.

Learning and studying T/F/A, Written communication T/F/A, Oral communication T/F/A, Information handling & retrieval T/F/A, Working independently T/F/A.

Students will prepare and present a 30 min talk on a particular area of clinical biochemistry, chosen, in general, from a list provided by the unit convenor. The talks will be followed by general discussion. Contributions of students to both their own talk and discussion of others will be assessed.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

BB40085 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Biology & Biochemistry