Co-requisites: BMS110

Aims/Description: This module comprises an integrated set of lectures, practical classes and tutorials designed to provide both an introduction to a wide range of topics in modern biomedical science, and also an opportunity to enhance students' practical, numerical, presentational, analytical and problem-solving skills. It will also constitute an underpinning for the Biomedical Science degree programme core Level 2 modules and Level 3 optional routes. Students will take lectures and practicals in selected areas of physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology and pathobiology. Tutorial support will enhance student's abilities in critical analysis and presentational skills.

Restrictions on availability: May only be taken by those students taking BMSU02.

Staff Contact: BUCK LAUREN
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, Classroom testing, Practical, Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Biomedical Science):

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