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Postgraduate Course: Biophysical Chemistry for MSc Drug Discovery & Translational Biology (PGBI11041)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Biological Sciences CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits10
Home subject areaPostgraduate Other subject areaService Courses for Biology
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionA lecture course covering instruction in both the theory and application of specific techniques in biophysical chemistry with reference to those related to drug discovery. The course comprises lectures in the Structures of Biological Macromolecules and Macromolecules in Motion.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Students attending the MSc Drug Discovery programme are required to pay a bench fee of 1000.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesAs above
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Block 1 (Sem 1), Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 30, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 68 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course students will be able to:
- describe biological structures from the atomic to the cellular scale
- understand the uses of electromagnetic radiation for the analysis of structure, dynamics, interactions and chemical reactions of biological molecules
Learning outcomes specific to attainment of a pass at Level 11 include:
- to integrate all, or most, of the main areas of the course
- develop original and creative responses to problems and issues within the course
- application of critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis to issues at the forefront of the subject area
Assessment Information
One essay of 2,000 words on a topic to be agreed between the lecturing staff and the Course Organiser.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsBiophysChem
Contacts
Course organiserDr Paul Taylor
Tel: (0131 6)50 7058
Email: p.taylor@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Vicky Mactaggart
Tel: (0131 6)51 7052
Email: Vicky.Mactaggart@ed.ac.uk
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