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.
Admission into BSc Hons Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Bioinformatics or Human Physiology
2 practicals per week, 2 web-based periods per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Period of presentation
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