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MBiol, BSc Genetics (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 the basic concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of biological sciences; (Introductory Biochemistry, Statistics, Cell Biology, Genetics, Practicals).
- use basic generic and subject specific intellectual qualities ie.
- 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 genetics,
- evaluate qualitative and/or quantitative data;
- demonstrate an ability to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to problem solving associated with genetics;
- appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners (Personal Tutorial);
- demonstrate an awareness of professional and disciplinary boundaries (Personal Tutorial).

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 the subject area(s) studied;
- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility.
- Problem solving with particular reference to the analysis of genetic data and datasets.


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 genetics;
- work that covers a restricted area of genetics;
- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.


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