Aims/Description: The module aims to develop problem solving, interpretative and numerical skills by the study of deductive questions drawn from the broad area of biochemistry. Students will gain experience in the handling, analysis, interpretation and evaluation of published biochemical data of different types. The module also contains an element that develops the skills required by the students to write on a broad topic drawn from across all their areas of study.

Restrictions on availability: Normally available only to MBB students

Staff Contact: RAFFERTY JOHN B
Teaching Methods: Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam
WebCT resources are available for this module

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology):

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