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Degree Programme Table: Systems and Synthetic Biology (PgDip) (PTPGDSSBIO1F)

Year 1, Academic year 2015/16, Starting month: September

  • Notes:
    1. All courses listed in the Compulsory Courses section are 'strongly recommended'. The majority of students will take these, but there may be flexibility depending on the students' background.

    2. Students are not allowed to take more than a total of 30 credits below level 11. A booklet giving details, as well as restrictions on choice of courses will be available for students entering the programme to facilitate advance planning.

    This DPT has 5 compulsory course(s).

    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    PGBI11051 Information Processing in Biological Cells Semester 1 10
    PGBI11089 Practical Systems Biology Semester 1 20
    PGBI11092 Tools for Synthetic Biology Semester 1 10
    PGBI11094 Applications of Synthetic Biology Semester 2 10
    RCSS11001 Social Dimensions of Systems and Synthetic Biology Semester 2 20

    This DPT has 1 set(s) of course options with the following rules.

    Select exactly 50 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    PGSP11331    Biobusiness   20  
    PGBI11100    Biochemistry A   10  
    PHYS11040    Biological Physics   10  
    PGBI11057    Bioinformatics Algorithms   10  
    PGBI11095    Bioinformatics Programming and System Management   20  
    INFR11036    Computational Cognitive Neuroscience   10  
    PGBI11088    Drug Discovery (MSc Level)   10  
    PGBI11097    Environmental Gene-Mining and Metagenomics   10  
    PGBI11059    Economics and Innovation in the Biotechnology Industry   10  
    PGBI11040    Functional Genomic Technologies   10  
    BITE10010    Gene Expression and Microbial Regulation   10  
    PGBI11090    Industry and Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology   10  
    PGBI11039    Introduction to scientific programming for MSc in Drug Discovery & Translational Biology   10  
    PGBI11035    Molecular Phylogenetics   10  
    INFR11008    Neural Computation   10  
    BILG11004    Next Generation Genomics   10  
    PGBI11098    Practical Skills in Biochemistry A   10  
    INFR11050    Probabilistic Modelling and Reasoning   10  
    PGBI11003    Statistics and Data Analysis   20  
    GMED11109    Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine   20  
    MATH10013    Mathematical Biology   10  

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