BMS3008 : Integrated Biomedical Sciences
- Offered for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Dr Luke Gaughan
- Other Staff: Professor Julie Irving
- Owning School: Biomedical Sciences
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
The aims of this module are to:
• develop students' ability to design experiments and interpret scientific data.
• integrate and refresh knowledge (mainly on techniques) from different parts of the programme.
• provide opportunities to obtain help with revision ahead of the finals examinations, from representatives of the compulsory stage 3 modules.
Outline Of Syllabus
There is no defined syllabus for this module as the intention is to facilitate revision of topics already taught throughout the degree and provide practise at comprehension and interpretation of scientific writing.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||4||2:00||8:00||Seminars|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||1||1:00||1:00||Seminar|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||91:00||91:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Seminars on how to perform basic design of experiments, how to carry out basic calculations, how to understand basic experimental techniques will be interleaved with additional practice at examination-style questions provided after each seminar.
Revision sessions for the semester 1 modules will be timetabled to coincide with the above seminars and will include coverage of some key techniques that will have been referred to from across the degree.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written Examination||180||2||A||100||To be scheduled as the last exam for this cohort of students. Attempt all questions|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Examination tests the ability of an individual student to recall and integrate information under time constraints, as well as to critique scientific literature.