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Degree Programme Table: Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology (PGD) (PTPGDSYBIO2F)

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

  • Notes: Before selecting your courses, please ensure you have read the Programme Handbook and met with your Personal Tutor/Programme Director.

    This DPT has 6 compulsory course(s).

    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    PGBI11089 Practical Systems Biology Semester 1 20
    PGBI11092 Tools for Synthetic Biology Semester 1 10
    PGBI11097 Environmental Gene-Mining and Metagenomics Semester 1 10
    PGBI11094 Applications of Synthetic Biology Semester 2 10
    RCSS11001 Social Dimensions of Systems and Synthetic Biology Semester 2 20
    PGBI11105 Research Project Proposal (Biotechnology) Semester 2 10

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

    Select exactly 40 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR11016    Bioinformatics 1   10  
    PGBI11100    Biochemistry A   10  
    PGBI11095    Bioinformatics Programming and System Management   20  
    PGBI11107    Biophysical Chemistry for MSc Biochemistry   10  
    PGBI11059    Economics and Innovation in the Biotechnology Industry   10  
    BITE10001    Enzymology and Biological Production   10  
    BITE10010    Gene Expression and Microbial Regulation   10  
    PGBI11051    Information Processing in Biological Cells   10  
    PGBI11039    Introduction to scientific programming for MSc in Drug Discovery & Translational Biology   10  
    INFR11073    Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition (Level 11)   10  
    PGBI11023    Molecular Modelling and Database Mining   10  
    PGBI11098    Practical Skills in Biochemistry A   10  
    GMED11109    Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine   20  
    PGSP11331    Biobusiness   20  
    PGBI11101    Biochemistry B   10  
    PHYS11040    Biological Physics   10  
    PGBI11049    Commercial Aspects of Drug Discovery   10  
    INFR11007    Data Mining and Exploration   10  
    PGBI11088    Drug Discovery (MSc Level)   10  
    PGBI11040    Functional Genomic Technologies   10  
    PGBI11090    Industry and Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology   10  
    BILG11004    Next Generation Genomics   10  
    PGBI11099    Practical Skills in Biochemistry B   10  
    PGBI11103    Principles of Industrial Biotechnology   10  

    Notes:Notes:If a student wishes to take a course not listed above, then they should contact the Programme Director to discuss.

    Further information on the courses listed above can be found at:


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