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MBiol, BSc Medical Sciences (Integrated Masters)

Year 1

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:

- demonstrate a familiarity with:
> a. the basic concepts and information,
> b. practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of the medical sciences;
- use basic generic and subject specific intellectual qualities i.e.:
> be able to communicate the results of their work,
> present a structured and coherent simple argument,
> be able to interpret and evaluate the underlying concepts and principles of the medical sciences,
> evaluate qualitative and/or quantitative data;
- appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;
- demonstrate an awareness of professional and disciplinary boundaries.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

- qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to medical sciences;
- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility.


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:

- demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to medical sciences;
- work that covers more specific areas of medical science;
- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.


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