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Trends in genetics 704


 
Module code GTK 704
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Discussions and essays focusing on a selection of current topics, as well as recent advances in the field of genetics. There is emphasis on contextualising these developments in the broader framework of the biosciences and its role in the workplace and modern society.  Ethical and philosophical issues in genetics are debated. Concepts related to intellectual property, legal issues and biosafety in biotechnology are introduced.

Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 discussion classes per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Period of presentation Year

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