This module is not currently running in the selected year. The information shown below is for the academic year that the module was last running in, prior to the year selected.
2007/08 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue
BIOL5298M Advanced Genetic Analysis MRes Research Project
60 creditsClass Size: 10
Module manager: Dr Judith Smith
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2007/08
Pre-requisite qualificationsDegree in Genetics or related subject
This module is mutually exclusive with
|BIOL5290M||Bioscience MSc Research Proj|
|BIOL5299M||Bioscience MRes Research Proj|
This module is not approved as an Elective
ObjectivesOn completion of this module, students should be able to show theoretical understanding in the use of techniques for advanced genetic anaylsis.
Students will have first hand experience of a specialised techniques which they will have employed in the context of a research project.
The module aims to deliver training in the use of advanced genetic analyses in order to interpret the wealth of
information stemming from genome projects. A broad spectrum of techniques is available ranging from core
bioinformatics training, through to gene expression analysis, ratification of gene function and mapping of disease-associated polymorphisms. The training is delivered through research projects. The project will be assessed by project application, report, seminar and viva.
Students may undertake projects which are thematically linked with their project for BIOL5297M but the project must involve training in a different advanced techniques with a different supervisor.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||200.00|
|Total Contact hours||400.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||600.00|
Private studyLiterature work and proposal;
Reading and preparation of dissertation and oral presentation.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackAt the onset of the project the student will prepare a proposal which will be assessed, marked and returned with feedback to the students. Monthly recorded progress meetings will be held between the students and supervisors to discuss progress and future research plans.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Research Proposal||Proposal (up to 3,000 words)||15.00|
|Report||Report (up to 15,000 words) plus any software produced||60.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 25/02/2008
Browse Other Catalogues
- Undergraduate module catalogue
- Taught Postgraduate module catalogue
- Undergraduate programme catalogue
- Taught Postgraduate programme catalogue
Errors, omissions, failed links etc should be notified to the Catalogue Team.PROD