Research methods 774

Module code BCM 774
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Students are guided through the methodology of research planning and data handling, as well as science communication skills.  They are offered hands-on experience in a range of advanced techniques employed in biochemistry, molecular technologies and biochemical analysis.  Scientific writing and presentation skills required for research in biochemistry, are also addressed.  Ethical and philosophical issues in the broader field of the Cellular and Molecular Sciences are also addressed.  Several of these aspects will be presented collaboratively by the Department of Genetics and the Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology.

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites Admission into BSc Hons Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Bioinformatics or Human Physiology
Contact time 2 web-based periods per week, 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Biochemistry
Period of presentation Year

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