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Biological Sciences

Anglia Ruskin University
En Cambridge (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cambridge (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    3 Years
Descripción

This course prepares you to: Plan and carry out research projects in your chosen field. Interpret experimental results using statistics and other data-analysis techniques. Appreciate how the latest scientific research is relevant to important real-life problems and controversies.

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Requisitos: Required subject(s): GCE A-level Biology or related subject GCSE(s) Required: Mathematics & English grade C We welcome applications from International and EU students. There are country-specific entry requirements.

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Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

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01 octubre 2016
Cambridge
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Biology
Microbiology
Physiology
Anatomy
Medical
Medical training

Programa académico

Course overview

This course explores areas of science that are among the most rapidly advancing and exciting, from medical biology, which is concerned with a detailed understanding of the human body in health and disease, to microbiology, the study of those life forms that are essentially unicellular and mostly too small to see with the naked eye.

In Year 1 this degree will provide you with a broad grounding in biological science. Years 2 & 3 allow you to choose one of two possible degree pathways:

  • Medical Biology and Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Medical Biology and Microbiology

The first year core modules, which include Human Anatomy and Microbiology develop essential study skills and laboratory experience, whilst studying a range of biology topics. In your second and third years, you will take a range of core modules, as well as others that you can select from a list of designated modules. During your final year, you will carry out your own laboratory-based research project.

Module guide

Year one core modules

  • Biomeasurement
  • Core Biology
  • Introduction to Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • Foundations of Cell Biology
  • General Microbiology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Year two core modules

  • Preparation for Research
  • Laboratory Techniques for the Biomedical Sciences
  • Metabolism and its Control
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Principles of Pathology
  • Physiology of Organ Systems
  • DNA and Gene Manipulation

Year three core modules

  • Undergraduate Research Project
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Human Pathology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Microbial Pathogenicity
  • Molecular Cell Biology
  • Special Topics in Microbiology

Assessment

A wide range of modern, dynamic learning and teaching methods are employed. The methods used have been designed to meet the specific learning outcomes of the course. Assessment includes coursework and formal examinations.

Información adicional

Comments: You will be entitled to apply for student membership of The Institute of Biology (IOB). After working as a biologist for two years, graduates may apply for full membership and Chartered Biologist status. Life science staff have useful links with the IOB (London), British Antarctic Survey (Cambridge), Human Genome Project (Cambridge) as well as a range of local employers, including Addenbrooke's Hospital and GlaxoSmithKline.
Career opportunities: This degree will provide an excellent preparation for a variety of careers, both subject specific and generic. Many recent graduates have found employment in the health service, publishing, or industry, particularly in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Others have gone on to pursue research, or have chosen to complete a PGCE and go into education.