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Undergraduate Course: Control Mechanisms in Reproductive Biology (REBI10001)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryObligatory course for all Reproductive Biology Honours Students. Course covering control mechanisms in reproduction from the level of the brain to local paracrine signalling mechanisms.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
The lectures in this course provide a detailed background into the fundamental processes that underpin the varied events occurring in reproductive tissues. By the end of the course students will be able to:

Describe the cellular, molecular and biochemical basis of the fundamental control mechanisms in reproductive systems.
Explain, compare and contrast the similarities and differences between reproductive control mechanisms in males and females.
Critically evaluate the importance of particular molecular and biochemical processes and how dysfunction in these may lead to disease, infertility or reproductive failure.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information Little France
KeywordsRBCON
Contacts
Course organiserDr Christopher Harlow
Tel: (0131) 242 6253
Email: C.Harlow@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Patricia Law
Tel: (0131 6)50 3161
Email: Anne.Law@ed.ac.uk
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