|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
- To develop knowledge and understanding of the molecular and cell biology underlying a specific immune response, and to describe how such responses can protect against infection.
Antibodies, T cell receptors and MHC molecules
Genetics of antigen recognition systems
Regulation of immune responses
Immunity against infection
Overview of Inflammation
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||12||1:00||12:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||1||1:30||1:30||Seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||86:30||86:30||N/A|
Lectures are used to impart information in a concise manner, to highlight areas of importance and to interrelate with directed reading and self-directed study. The seminar is used for developing higher level skills of data interpretation and problem-solving as well as information retrieval. Private study is used for self-directed learning including further reading and preparation for examinations.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
Knowledge and understanding is assessed through a summative examination.
FMS Schools offering Semester One modules available as ‘Study Abroad’ will, where required, provide an alternative assessment time for examinations that take place after the Christmas vacation. Coursework with submissions dates after the Christmas vacation will either be submitted at an earlier date or at the same time remotely.
The form of assessment will not vary from the original.
Disclaimer: The University will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver modules in accordance with the descriptions set out in this catalogue. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, however, the University reserves the right to introduce changes to the information given including the addition, withdrawal or restructuring of modules if it considers such action to be necessary.