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Course outline

Acquired skills

These are the main competences for which this degree will qualify you:

  • T1. Developing an ability for analysis, synthesis and critical reasoning in the application of the scientific method.
  • T10. Understanding organisms at cellular and molecular levels.
  • T11. Understanding the natural world as a product of evolution and the impact of human influence.
  • T12. Learning about the structural and functional characteristics of bio-molecules.
  • T14. Acquiring an overview of the metabolism, cellular communication systems and the ability of cells to adapt to physio-pathological and environmental changes.
  • T15. Using scientific terminology accurately to describe the various cellular processes at molecular level, including area-specific terminology.
  • T16. Working properly in a laboratory, including chemical, biological and radiological safety, the handling and elimination of chemical waste and the recording of activities.
  • T17. Developing the ability to analyse biological processes quantitatively.
  • T2. Developing self-directed learning and adaptation to new situations.
  • T20. Analysing and properly interpreting data and results of experiments in this area.
  • T24. Interpreting and assessing the scientific literature in this area.
  • T3. Passing on ideas and conveying them to specialist and non-specialist audiences, fostering the use of foreign languages, especially English.
  • T5. Reinforcing the skills required to apply the knowledge acquired to the world of work.
  • T7. Developing a commitment to ethics and the ability to take part in social debate.
  • T8. A knowledge of the scientific bases required to understand the behaviour of bio-molecules, and their properties and their interactions.